skip to main content

S. 733 (115th): Sportsmen’s Act

Call or Write Congress

A bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 48 pages
Introduced
Mar 27, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Energy and Natural Resources Committee Advances 65 Bills
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Mar 30, 2017

Three Risch Bills Pass Energy and Natural Resources Committee
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 30, 2017

Heinrich Leads Bipartisan Group To Reintroduce Sportsmen’s Act
    — Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 29, 2017

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 733 will add $76 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Mar 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Mar 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jun 22, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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.

S. 733 (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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 733 — 115th Congress: Sportsmen’s Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. December 8, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s733>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.