H.R. 2999 (100th): African Elephant Conservation Act


Jul 23, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 8, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.


Anthony Beilenson

Representative for California's 23rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the importation or exportation and certain other transactions involving elephant products, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/8/1988--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) African Elephant Conservation Act - Declares it to be the policy of the United States to assist in the conservation and protection of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 23, 1987

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Aug 4, 1988
Reported by Committee

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Aug 8, 1988
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2999”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


118 cosponsors (93D, 25R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1467 (Related)
A bill to authorize appropriations to carry out the Endangered Species Act of 1973 ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 1988

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