H.R. 556 (111th): Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act


Jan 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Sam Farr

Representative for California's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009
Length: 8 pages

See Instead:

S. 1748 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 9, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a program of research, recovery, and other activities to provide for the recovery of the southern sea otter.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Jan 15, 2009

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Jun 10, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jul 28, 2009
Passed House

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31 cosponsors (30D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 28, 2009 5:59 p.m.
Passed 316/107

Related Bills

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H.R. 3639 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2007

S. 1748 (Related)
Southern Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 2010

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