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H.R.1328: Great Ape Conservation Reauthorization Amendments Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about animals
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Sponsor George Miller, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 6 (4 Democrats, 1 Independent, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Great Ape Conservation Reauthorization Amendments Act of 2013 - Amends the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to award a multi-year grant to an eligible person to implement a great ape conservation project that the person demonstrates is an effective, long-term conservation strategy for great apes and their habitats.

Requires the Secretary to convene a panel of experts to identify the greatest needs and priorities for the conservation of great apes within a year of this Act's enactment and every five years thereafter (current law authorizes the Secretary to convene a panel to consider the greatest conservation needs every two years). Requires the panel to include representatives from foreign range states with expertise in great ape conservation and to consider relevant great ape conservation plans or strategies, including scientific research and findings related to: (1) conservation needs and priorities of great apes, (2) regional...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
March 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.