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USSB2561IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2019-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2562IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2019-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB737IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 13.
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHB2245IntroCECIL Act Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act This bill addresses international wildlife conservation efforts and trophy hunting. Specifically, this bill restricts (1) the importation or exportation of specie...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USSB2465IntroCormorant Relief Act This bill provides statutory authority for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) to protect fish at aquaculture facilities and to protect public resources (e.g., fish, wildlife, plants...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2453IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4211IntroAnimal Welfare Enforcement Improvement Act This bill revises the licensing process of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for animal dealers and exhibitors to expand USDA's oversight and enforcement of animal welfare requirements. The bill also auth...
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2019-09-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1919IntroDEER Act Detection, Enhanced Education, and Response Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB2322IntroAFTER Act of 2019 Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB693EngrossPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3655IntroLivestock Protection Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to issue a permit to a livestock farmer for the taking of black vultures during the calving or lambing season if it protects livestock from damage or loss. A per...
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2194IntroPREDATORS Act Promoting Resourceful and Effective Deterrents Against Threats Or Risks involving Species Act
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2019-07-24
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB2121IntroTraveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act of 2019
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2019-07-15
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3424IntroSEA Act of 2019 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2019
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2019-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2863IntroTraveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act
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2019-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB2897IntroAFTER Act of 2019 Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2019 This bill requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guin...
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2019-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSR257IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2019, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States.
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2019-06-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4195; text: CR S4178-4179)
USHB1305IntroAlbatross and Petrel Conservation Act
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2019-06-19
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 12.
USHB2685IntroWild Bird Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 the Wild Bird Conservation Act of 1992.
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2019-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR251IntroA resolution recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon, a framework of collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to sustain and recover salmon stocks through research, partnerships, and public action. This resolution recognizes 2019...
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2019-06-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2532IntroTribal Heritage and Grizzly Bear Protection Act
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2019-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHR421IntroRecognizing the International Year of the Salmon in 2019 as a framework of collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to sustain and recover salmon stocks through research, partnerships, and public action. This resolution recognizes the Internation...
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR418IntroExpressing support for recognition of June 2019 as National Orca Protection Month. This resolution expresses support for recognizing National Orca Protection Month. Orcas are commonly known as killer whales.
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2019-06-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2442IntroPuppy Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB1455IntroHorse Protection Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-05-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1568IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 13.
USHB2236IntroForage Fish Conservation Act This bill addresses the management and conservation of forage fish. (A forage fish is any fish at a low trophic level that contributes significantly to the diets of other fish, marine mammals, or birds and serves as a con...
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2099IntroWildlife VET Act Wildlife Veterinarians Employment and Training Act
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2019-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1806IntroEmpowering Rural Economies Through Alaska Native Sustainable Arts and Handicrafts Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB1622IntroKITTEN Act of 2019 Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture from using cats in experiments that may cause pain or stress, unless the pain or stress is a result of a physical exam or training ...
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2019-04-03
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1776IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2019-04-03
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB877IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell, or transport shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consiste...
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1008IntroSustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act of 2019 This bill addresses the conservation and management of sharks. The bill prohibits the importation into the United States of shark products from a nation that does not have measures to provide for the ...
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2019-04-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1007IntroPAST Act Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. ...
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2019-04-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1550IntroChronic Wasting Disease Management Act This bill requires the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-Wildlife Services to support state and tribal efforts to address chronic wasting disease. The transmissible disease afflicts deer, elk, and moose...
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2019-03-27
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB268IntroWILD Act Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver Act This bill reauthorizes and revises several wildlife conservation programs, establishes requirements for invasive species management, and requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to esta...
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2019-03-26
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-18.
USHB864IntroWildlife Conservation and Anti-Trafficking Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1445IntroGrizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to remove the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife.
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2019-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB310IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act This bill reauthorizes the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act program through FY2024.
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2019-03-14
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-9.
USSB831IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue final rules relating to listing the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes and Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. This bill addresses the removal of federal protections for the gr...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB804IntroEmpowering Rural Economies Through Alaska Native Sustainable Arts and Handicrafts Act
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2019-03-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1242IntroCormorant Relief Act This bill provides statutory authority for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) to protect fish at aquaculture facilities and to protect public resources (e.g., fish, wildlife, plants...
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2019-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSR91IntroA resolution designating March 3, 2019, as "World Wildlife Day". This resolution designates March 3, 2019, as World Wildlife Day and expresses support for conserving wildlife.
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2019-03-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR S1800)
USHB1347IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act This bill reauthorizes the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act program through FY2025.
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2019-03-08
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB708IntroKITTEN Act of 2019 Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture from using cats in experiments that may cause pain or stress, unless the pain or stress is a result of a physical exam or training ...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1189IntroTo repeal section 12616 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, and for other purposes.
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2019-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB689IntroChronic Wasting Disease Management Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support state and tribal efforts to address chronic wasting disease. The transmissible disease afflicts deer, elk, and moose populations. In addition, U...
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2019-03-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB788IntroSustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act of 2019
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB1042IntroPREPARED Act Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters Act
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
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