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H.R. 6197: Rescuing Animals With Rewards Act of 2018

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6197 authorizes the Department of State and federal law enforcement agencies to use existing rewards programs to offer rewards for information leading to the arrest or conviction of major wildlife traffickers internationally. Specifically, the legislation amends the definition of transnational organized crime to include wildlife trafficking for the purposes of use of the existing rewards program at the Department of State.

Currently, there are existing rewards programs to obtain information leading to the capture of terrorists and transnational organized criminals.

The Rewards for Justice program was established in ...

Sponsor and status

Daniel Donovan Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jun 22, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 12, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 12, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 22, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 28, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 7, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 12, 2018
 
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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6197 is 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.

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