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S. 3223 (115th): Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

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A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for the management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need, as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James Risch

Sponsor. Senator for Idaho. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018
Length: 19 pages
Jul 17, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 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).


6 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 3 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Fishing Wire: Billion-dollar Conservation Plan Introduced in Senate
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2018

El Senador Cruz Elogia la Aprobación de la Ley de Condicionalidad de Inversión Nicaragüense en el Senado
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] on Nov 29, 2018

El Comité de Relaciones Exteriores Aprueba Proyecto de Ley con Esfuerzos Legislativos del Senador Cruz
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] on Sep 27, 2018

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Jul 17, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 3223 (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. 3223. 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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