H.R. 2807 (105th): Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act of 1998

An act to clarify restrictions under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act on baiting and to facilitate acquisitions of migratory bird habitat, and for other purposes.



Nov 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 1998.


Pub.L. 105-312


James “Jim” Saxton

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 1998
Length: 8 pages


Nov 4, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 11, 1998
Reported by Committee

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Apr 28, 1998
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.

Oct 13, 1998
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 14, 1998
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Oct 15, 1998
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 30, 1998
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2807 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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