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H.R.638: National Wildlife Refuge Review Act of 2013

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 John Fleming, R-La.
Total Cosponsors 13 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

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

National Wildlife Refuge Review Act of 2013 - Amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from establishing any new national wildlife refuges, except as expressly authorized by a law enacted after January 3, 2013.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 20, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 158.
Sept. 20, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-218.
July 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 12.
July 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
April 25, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.