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H.R.1300: To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Jon Runyan, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Independents)
Introduced March 20, 2013
Latest Major Action July 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 17, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to extend through FY2017 the authorization of appropriations for volunteer services for programs conducted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), community partnership projects for national wildlife refuges, and refuge education programs.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.
July 31, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
July 30, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 30, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5148)
July 30, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1300.
July 30, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5148-5149)
July 30, 2013 Mr. Runyan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 80.
June 17, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-112.
May 15, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
May 15, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
April 25, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
March 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.