New Cosponsor — Jul 15, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (32 Democrats).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr996>
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