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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 25th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 39 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Mar 6, 2013
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H.R. 996 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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