S. 2899 (95th): Endangered Species Act Amendments
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A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish an Endangered Species interagency committee to review certain actions to determine whether exemptions from certain requirements of that Act should be granted for such actions.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Oct 14, 1978
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The “S.” in “S. 2899” means this is a Senate 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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TO AGREE TO A MODIFIED AMENDMENT TO S. 2899, THE BILL ESTABLISHING AN ENDANGERED SPECIES INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE TO CLARIFY AND RESOLVE CONFLICTS BETWEEN FEDERAL PROJECTS AND LAWS PROTECTING ENDANGERED SPECIES. THE STENNIS AMENDMENT WOULD EXEMPT FROM THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT OF 1973 ANY FEDERAL PROJECT FOR WHICH CONSTRUCTION FUNDS HAD BEEN APPROPRIATED AS OF THE DATE OF ENACTMENT OF THAT ACT, AND ANY PROJECT THAT HAD ALREADY EXPENDED 50% OF ITS AUTHORIZED FUNDS.Jul 18, 1978 midnight
unknown 22/76TO AMEND S. 2899 BY REQUIRING THAT THIS LEGISLATION BE "CONSISTENT WITH THE WELFARE AND NATIONAL GOALS OF THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES."Jul 18, 1978 midnight
unknown 10/86TO AMEND S. 2899 BY CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF AN "ENDANGERED SPECIES" TO MEAN A SPECIES THAT IS LIKELY TO BECOME ENDANGERED IN WHOLE OR IN PART WITHIN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE, AND WHICH THE SECRETARY HAS DETERMINED TO BE OF SUBSTANTIAL BENEFIT TO MANKIND.Jul 18, 1978 midnight
unknown 2/87TO AMEND S. 2899 BY EXEMPTING ANY FEDERAL PROJECT FOR WHICH A "SUBSTANTIAL AND IRRETRIEVABLE COMMITMENT OF RESOURCES" WAS MADE PRIOR TO THE DISCOVERY OF POSSIBLE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF THE PROJECT TO AN ENDANGERED SPECIES.Jul 19, 1978 midnight
unknown 25/70TO AMEND S. 2899 BY REQUIRING A MAJORITY VOTE OF FOUR INSTEAD OF FIVE OF THE SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE IN ORDER TO GRANT AN EXEMPTION.Jul 19, 1978 midnight
unknown 23/69Jul 19, 1978 midnight
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2899 — 95th Congress: Endangered Species Act Amendments. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/s2899
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