Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 37 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jan 3, 2017
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H.R. 159 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 159. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To expand the workforce of veterinarians specialized in the care and conservation of wild animals and their ecosystems, and to develop educational programs focused on wildlife and zoological veterinary medicine, H.R. 159, 115th Cong. (2017).
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