S. 1535 (111th): Protect America’s Wildlife Act of 2009


Jul 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to establish additional prohibitions on shooting wildlife from aircraft, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2009--Introduced.Protect America's Wildlife Act of 2009 - Amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to impose criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly violates any regulation prohibiting the shooting or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1535”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3381 (Related)
Protect America’s Wildlife Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2009

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