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H.R. 241: Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2021

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To reauthorize the Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Act of 1998.

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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

Steve Chabot

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 19, 2021

This bill passed in the House on April 19, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)

Prognosis
34% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 11, 2021
 
Introduced

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Feb 25, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 16, 2021
 
Text Published

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Apr 19, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 241 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 H.R. 241. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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