H.R.4317: State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about animals
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Sponsor Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 29 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 27, 2014
Latest Major Action July 17, 2014
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Bill Summary

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

State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is used as the basis of a determination on whether a species is an endangered species or a threatened species before making a determination.

Requires the appropriate Secretary to use data submitted by a state, tribal, or county government in making such a determination.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 405.
July 17, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-539.
April 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 16.
April 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 8, 2014 Committee Hearings Held.
March 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.