To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 25th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 11 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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118 Cosponsors (107 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
Mar 1, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4122 (112th).
May 15, 2013
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H.R. 1998 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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