New Cosponsor — Sep 13, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Ben Nelson [D-NE, 2001-2012]
The bill now has 17 cosponsors (11 Democrats, 5 Republicans, 1 Independent).
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A bill to designate the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3248”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 3248 — 112th Congress: National Bison Legacy Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3248
“S. 3248 — 112th Congress: National Bison Legacy Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3248>
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