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H.R. 4317 (113th): State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act

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To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require disclosure to States of the basis of determinations under such Act, to ensure use of information provided by State, tribal, and county governments in decisionmaking under such Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Randy Neugebauer

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014
Length: 6 pages
Mar 27, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Jones takes action to reform endangered species act
    — Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3, 1995-2019] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2014

Rep. Gosar Supports Efforts to Modernize and Bring Increased Transparency to the Endangered Species Act
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 28, 2014

House Passes Reforms to Create Transparency in Endangered Species Listings
    — Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 29, 2014

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Mar 27, 2014

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 8, 2014
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 30, 2014
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.R. 4317 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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