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).
A bill to designate the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States.
5/24/2012--Introduced.National Bison Legacy Act - Designates the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States. Read more >
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. (2015). 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. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3248>
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