H.R. 2236 (112th): Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jun 16, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Gregorio Sablan
Delegate for Northern Mariana Islands At Large
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 16, 2011
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1384 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 16, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 16, 2011
Reported by Committee Nov 17, 2011
 
Full Title

To provide for the issuance of a Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp.

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Cosponsors
52 cosponsors (44D, 8R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

House Oversight and Government Reform

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1/18/2012--Reported to House without amendment, Part I.
Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp Act of 2011- Directs the United States Postal Service (USPS) to issue and sell, at a premium, a Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp. Requires the use of such stamp to be voluntary on the part of postal patrons.
Requires proceeds from the sale of the semipostal stamp to be transferred to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to help fund the maintenance backlog and operational shortfall of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Prohibits such proceeds from being taken into account in any decision relating to the level of appropriations or other federal funding to be furnished to the USFWS or allocated to the System.
Requires the stamp to be made available to the public for at least two years.

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