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H.R. 1446: Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019

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To require the United States Postal Service to continue selling the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp until all remaining stamps are sold, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Lacy Clay Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 28, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 20, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 20, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Collection of Bipartisan Conservation Bills, Including Ban on Trade in Shark Fins, Extension of Wetlands Conservation Program
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 21, 2019

the daily leader: wednesday, november 20, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 19, 2019

the weekly leader: friday, november 15, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 15, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1446 will be negligible.

History

Feb 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 13, 2019
 
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 18, 2019
 
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.

Nov 13, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Nov 15, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 20, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1446 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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