H.R. 4315 (113th): Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act


Mar 27, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 29, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Doc Hastings

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2014--Passed House amended.Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act - Section2 - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce, ... Read more >

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Mar 27, 2014

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Apr 30, 2014
Reported by Committee

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Jul 29, 2014
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4315”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (28R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 29, 2014 5:41 p.m.
Passed 233/190

Related Bills

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H.Res. 693 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 29, 2014

S. 2635 (Related)
21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2014

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