S.1005: Conservation Reform Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
You can read the bill
Sponsor Rob Portman, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 22, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

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

Bill Summary

Conservation Reform Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of State to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study of, and report to Congress on, U.S. international conservation programs to determine the extent to which such programs are: (1) advancing conservation in the world's most ecologically and economically important terrestrial and marine ecosystems; (2) addressing natural resource challenges; (3) advancing U.S. foreign policy priorities in areas such as security, democratization, sustainable food production, and clean water; (4) enhancing economic and wildlife conservation benefits derived from properly managed international hunting and angling tourism; and (5) addressing poaching, illegal logging, fishing, and wildlife trafficking.

Directs the President: (1) to establish the Interagency Working Group on Global Conservation; and (2) through such Working Group, to establish the International Conservation Strategy to strengthen th...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.