H.R.2677: National Parks and National Wildlife Refuge Systems Freedom Act of 1995

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about animals
  • Introduced Nov. 20, 1995
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 21, 1995

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Systems Freedom Act of 1995 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to accept from any State donations of qualified State employee services to perform in a unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System or the National Park System, in a period of Government budgetary shutdown, functions otherwise authorized to be performed by Department of the Interior personnel. Exempts the acceptance of services of,...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Committee Hearings Held.
Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): 254 - 156 (Roll No. 846).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 323 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2677 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Providing for the consideration of the bill in the House. A specified amendment is in order. The amendment printed in the report accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted.
Nov. 20, 1995

Introduced in the House by Don Young (R-Alaska)

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