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H.R. 4245 (114th): To exempt exportation of certain echinoderms and mollusks from licensing requirements under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 10, 2016 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Chellie Pingree

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages

History

Dec 11, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 15, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 14, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 15, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 6, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Dec 10, 2016
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 11, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

H.R. 4245 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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