A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow the importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date on which the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Idaho. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 1818 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jul 31, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 25, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 561 (114th).
S. 847 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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