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H.R. 1380 (116th): 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: Dec 7, 2020
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Feb 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 3, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

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).

Cosponsors

230 Cosponsors (207 Democrats, 23 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Quigley Leads Letter to USDA on Animal Welfare Enforcement
    — Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL5] (Sponsor) on Apr 27, 2020

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

Defenders of Animals, Inc. Defenders of Animals, Inc., Providence, Rhode Island, is in support of H.R. 1380.
R Street Institute 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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Jun 8, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on 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.

Nov 27, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 3, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1380 (116th) 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 H.R. 1380. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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