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S. 268: Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver Act

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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, to amend the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 to modify the protections provided by that Act, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2019
Length: 66 pages
Introduced
Jan 29, 2019
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 47: John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 12, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

EPW Business Meeting Statement
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 5, 2019

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Wildlife Conservation Legislation
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 30, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 268 will add $430 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jan 29, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 5, 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.

Mar 26, 2019
 
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.

S. 268 is 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.

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