New Cosponsor — Jun 14, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael “Mike” Honda [D-CA17]
The bill now has 35 cosponsors (28 Democrats, 7 Republicans).
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.
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Last Action: May 5, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr52>
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