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S. 1514 (115th): HELP for Wildlife Act

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A bill to amend certain Acts to reauthorize those Acts and to increase protections for wildlife, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 5, 2017
Length: 132 pages
Introduced
Jun 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

HELP for Wildlife Act Floor Statement
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 13, 2017

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Wildlife Legislation to Promote Conservation and Wisconsin’s Hunting Heritage
    — Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 12, 2017

EPW Business Meeting Statement: Consideration of the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy (HELP) for Wildlife Act
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] on Jul 26, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1514 will add $998 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Jun 29, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 19, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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Jul 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 5, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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S. 1514 (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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