S. 231 (113th): Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2013

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Introduced:

Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 19, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 19, 2014.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-165

Sponsor:

Robert “Rob” Portman

Junior Senator from Ohio

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2014
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp.

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History

Feb 7, 2013
 
Introduced

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Jun 25, 2014
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 31, 2014
 
Passed Senate

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Sep 8, 2014
 
Passed House

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Sep 19, 2014
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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Related Bills

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S. 3208 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2012

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