S. 3159 (102nd): Progressive Endangered Species Act of 1992


Aug 10, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 10, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steven Symms

Senator from Idaho


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to reauthorize such Act and to provide a means whereby endangered species and threatened species may be preserved and the habitat needs of the endangered and threatened species may be balanced and harmonized with the needs of man, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/10/1992--Introduced.Progressive Endangered Species Act of 1992 - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to exclude subspecies, distinct populations, and similarly appearing but unlisted species from its coverage.Changes the standards ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 10, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3159”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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