A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to establish January 31 of each year as the Federal closing date for duck hunting season and to establish special duck hunting days for youths, veterans, and active military personnel, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: May 23, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 23, 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).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Passed House (Senate next) — Sep 25, 2018
What legislators are saying
“column: tackling bureaucracy for long-sought duck hunting reform”
— Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] (Sponsor) on Jun 28, 2018
May 23, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 25, 2018
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6013 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2942 (115th).
S. 2942 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2942. 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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