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S.1865: Migratory Bird Habitat Investment and Enhancement Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about animals
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Sponsor Mark Begich, D-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 19, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2014
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Bill Summary

Migratory Bird Habitat Investment and Enhancement Act - Amends the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act to allow the Department of the Interior every five years to set the cost for Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps, commonly known as Duck Stamps and required to hunt migratory waterfowl. Limits the cost of the stamp to $25 for the first five years and $30 after that.

Permits Interior to waive stamp requirements for certain individuals if it will have a minimal adverse effect on the funds collected.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
July 15, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment. With written report No. 113-210.
Feb. 6, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Dec. 19, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.