New Cosponsor — Jun 14, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael “Mike” Honda [D-CA17]
The bill now has 35 cosponsors (28 Democrats, 7 Republicans).
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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 13 pages
To amend the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 to provide debt relief to developing countries that take action to protect tropical forests and coral reefs and associated coastal marine ecosystems, to reauthorize such Act through fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 52”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 52 — 111th Congress: Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr52
“H.R. 52 — 111th Congress: Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr52>
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