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H.R. 2217 (104th): Common Sense Amendments for All Endangered Species Act

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To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 with common sense amendments to strengthen the Act, enhance wildlife conservation and management, augment funding, and protect fishing, hunting, and trapping.

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Preston “Pete” Geren

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1995
Length: 6 pages
Aug 4, 1995
104th Congress (1995–1996)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Aug 4, 1995

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H.R. 2217 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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