H.R. 50 (110th): Multinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act of 2007

To reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act and the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.



Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 6, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 6, 2007.


Pub.L. 110-132


Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large



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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2007
Length: 2 pages


Jan 4, 2007

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Jun 28, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Jul 23, 2007
Passed House

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Aug 2, 2007
Text Published

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Nov 16, 2007
Passed Senate

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Dec 6, 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 50 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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