Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (05/12/2009)

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

Designates May 15, 2009, as Endangered Species Day.

Encourages: (1) schools to spend at least 30 minutes on such Day teaching and informing students about threats to, and efforts to restore, endangered species; (2) organizations, businesses, private landowners, and agencies with a shared interest in conserving endangered species to collaborate in developing educational information for use in schools; and (3) people to become educated about, and aware of, threats to species, success stories in species recovery, and opportunities to promote species conservation.