H.R. 996 (113th): Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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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Mar 6, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 996”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (32D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1153 (Related)
Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2013

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