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S. 3051: America’s Conservation Enhancement Act


A bill to improve protections for wildlife, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2020
Length: 38 pages
Introduced
Dec 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-188
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Inhofe Praises EPW Advancement of ACE Act and OKC Courthouse Modernizations
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 18, 2019

Carper Joins Conservation Groups in Celebrating Final Enactment of Americas Conservation Enhancement Act
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 29, 2020

the daily leader: thursday, october 1, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 30, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 3051 will add $1.1 billion in new spending through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1326: ACCESS Act

Introduced on Feb 22, 2019. 43% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 729: Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 10, 2019. 29% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1747: National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act

Ordered Reported on Sep 25, 2019. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 754: National Fish Habitat Conservation Act of 2019

Introduced on Mar 12, 2019. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4967: Chesapeake Watershed Investments for Landscape Defense Act of 2019

Introduced on Oct 31, 2019. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2591: Chesapeake Watershed Investments for Landscape Defense Act of 2019

Introduced on Sep 26, 2019. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4831: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2019

Introduced on Oct 23, 2019. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1139: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2019

Introduced on Apr 10, 2019. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2194: PREDATORS Act

Introduced on Jul 22, 2019. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 382: Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act

Introduced on Feb 7, 2019. 89% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Dec 17, 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.

Jun 1, 2020
 
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.

Sep 16, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Sep 25, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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

Sep 25, 2020
 
Text Published

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

Oct 1, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 30, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3051 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3051. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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