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H.R. 717 (115th): Listing Reform Act

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To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require review of the economic cost of adding a species to the list of endangered species or threatened species, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Pete Olson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Olson Applauds Committee Action on ESA Bill
    — Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

Rep. Kelly Statement on Release of FISA Memo
    — Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] on Feb 2, 2018

Amata Votes in Natural Resources Committee Markup of Bills
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] on Oct 4, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 717 will add $16 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Jan 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 19, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Sep 12, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Oct 3, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Oct 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 15, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 717 (115th) 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 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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