H.R.3131: Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act

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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act (Sec. 2) This bill 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.

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Date Description
Feb. 15, 2018
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 424.
Feb. 15, 2018

Committee on the Judiciary discharged.

Feb. 15, 2018
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-563, Part I.
Oct. 4, 2017
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
Oct. 4, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 19, 2017
Committee Hearings Held.
June 29, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 29, 2017

Introduced in the House by Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.)

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