A bill to reauthorize the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain wildlife conservation funds, to establish prize competitions relating to the prevention of wildlife poaching and trafficking, wildlife conservation, the management of invasive species, and the protection of endangered species, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 8, 2017
Length: 51 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 8, 2017 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
“EPW Markup Statement: Opening Statement of Senator Carper”
— Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 5, 2017
“Senate Passes Bipartisan Wildlife Conservation Legislation”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 9, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 4, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 5, 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.
May 17, 2017
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.
Jun 8, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 826 (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.
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