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H.R. 3979: Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act

To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Hakeem Jeffries

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Length: 1 pages
Introduced:

Oct 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 23, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 23, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-168

History

Oct 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 15, 2017
 
Considered by Federal Lands

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

Nov 29, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Nov 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 5, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dec 18, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 9, 2018
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 23, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3979 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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