S.1496: Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2005

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced July 26, 2005
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 3, 2006

Bill Summary

Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with state management agencies, to conduct a three-year pilot program under which up to 15 states may issue electronic migratory bird hunting and conservation stamps. Prohibits a state's participation in the program unless the Secretary approves an application which includes: (1) a description of the format of the electronic stamp to be issued and any...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Inhofe under authority of the order of the Senate of 11/18/2005 with amendments. With written report No. 109-187.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 305.
Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.
Received in the House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Oceans.
Subcommittee on Fisheries and Oceans Discharged.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
Reported by the Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 109-556.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 312.
Mr. Walden (OR) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1496.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, 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 Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 358 - 4 (Roll no. 394).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 109-266.
July 26, 2005

Introduced in the Senate by Michael D. Crapo (R-Idaho)

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