To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to vest in the Secretary of the Interior functions under that Act with respect to species of fish that spawn in fresh or estuarine waters and migrate to ocean waters, and species of fish that spawn in ocean waters and migrate to fresh waters.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 42nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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6 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Reps. Calvert and LaMalfa Introduce the Federally Integrated Species Health Act”
— Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA41] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2017
“Congressman Costa Crosses Party Lines to Bring More Water to the Valley”
— Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA21] (Co-sponsor) on May 16, 2018
Oct 3, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 12, 2017
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 16, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jul 18, 2018
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.
Jan 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 548 (116th).
H.R. 3916 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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