New Cosponsor — Jul 15, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (32 Democrats).
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 25th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 39 pages
To establish an improved regulatory process for injurious wildlife to prevent the introduction and establishment in the United States of nonnative wildlife and wild animal pathogens and parasites that are likely to cause harm.
3/6/2013--Introduced.Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act - Authorizes any person, entity, or the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to propose the regulation of nonnative wildlife taxa. ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 996 — 113th Congress: Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr996
“H.R. 996 — 113th Congress: Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr996>
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