To establish an improved regulatory process for injurious wildlife to prevent the introduction and establishment in the United States of nonnative wildlife and wild animal pathogens and parasites that are likely to cause harm.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 28th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 30, 2012
Length: 38 pages
May 30, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 30, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 14, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5895 (114th).
H.R. 5864 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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