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H.R.126: Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Walter B. Jones, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action June 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement with the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Currituck County, and the state of North Carolina to provide for the management of free-roaming wild horses in and around the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge.

Requires that such agreement: (1) allow a herd of no more than 130 free-roaming wild horses in and around the Refuge; (2) provide for cost-effective management of such horses; and (3) provide for the introduction of a small number of free-roaming wild horses from the herd at Cape Lookout National Seashore as is necessary to maintain the genetic viability of the herd in and around the Refuge; and (4) specify that the Corolla Wild Horse Fund shall pay certain costs associated with the health, maintenance, removal, and placement of...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 10, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 84.
June 7, 2013 Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
June 4, 2013 Received in the Senate.
June 3, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 3, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2993-2994)
June 3, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 126.
June 3, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2993-2994)
June 3, 2013 Mr. Wittman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 53.
May 17, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-77.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.