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H.R. 1380: Big Cat Public Safety Act

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To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Quigley

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Feb 26, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 18, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 18, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Quigley Animal Welfare Legislation
    — Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL5] (Sponsor) on Mar 26, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - March 22, 2019
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 24, 2019

Natural Resources Committee Approves 16 Bills, Including Key Legislation to Protect Wildlife, Improve Ocean Mapping, Better Manage Fisheries
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Sep 19, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1380 will add $3 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Feb 26, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 18, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1380 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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