A bill to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on September 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
12 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 1 Republican)
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
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 12, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 18, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 13, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Feb 5, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 310 (116th).
S. 1537 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1537. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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