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S. 1537 (115th): Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act

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A bill to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.

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Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 12, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Senate Committee Passes Cardin Bill to Protect the Baltimore Oriole and other Migratory Birds
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Sep 18, 2018

Robs Rundown: Week of September 17-21, 2018
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2018

EPW Business Meeting Statement
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1537 will add $31 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Jul 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 18, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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S. 1537 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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