S. 2899 (95th): Endangered Species Act Amendments


Apr 12, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 10, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 10, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-632


John Culver

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Nov 10, 1978

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 95-1804) Endangered Species Act Amendments - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to set forth procedures to be followed by the Secretary ... Read more >


Apr 12, 1978

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May 15, 1978
Reported by Committee

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Jul 19, 1978
Passed Senate

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Oct 14, 1978
Passed House with Changes

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Nov 10, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 10, 1978
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2899”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 19, 1978 midnight
unknown 94/3

Related Bills

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H.R. 14104 (Related)
Endangered Species Act Amendments

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 14, 1978

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