S. 148 (106th): Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance in the conservation of neotropical migratory birds.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 19, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 20, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-247

Sponsor:

Spencer Abraham

Senator from Michigan

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2000
Length: 5 pages

History

Jan 19, 1999
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 17, 1999
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 13, 1999
 
Passed Senate

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

Jun 26, 2000
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Jun 29, 2000
 
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.

Jul 20, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 148 (106th) 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 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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