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).
May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wyoming
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Last Updated: May 24, 2012
Length: 4 pages
Referred to Committee — Aug 2, 2012
A bill to designate the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012
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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. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3248>
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