H.R.4318: Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about animals
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Sponsor Bill Huizenga, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 28 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 27, 2014
Latest Major Action July 17, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

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

Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to replace the current standard for awarding court costs, including attorney fees, in citizen suits with the federal judicial code standard for awarding costs to a prevailing party.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 406.
July 17, 2014 Committee on the Judiciary discharged.
July 17, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-540, Part I.
April 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 15.
April 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
April 8, 2014 Committee Hearings Held.
March 27, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
March 27, 2014 Referred to House Natural Resources