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
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 48 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 18, 2013
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1335 (113th).
Mar 27, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 30, 2017
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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 733. 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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Sportsmen’s Act, S. 733, 115th Cong. (2017).
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