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                                                 Union Calendar No. 423
115th CONGRESS
   2d Session
                                H. R. 2603

                          [Report No. 115-562]

 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that nonnative 
species in the United States shall not be treated as endangered species 
            or threatened species for purposes of that Act.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 23, 2017

    Mr. Gohmert (for himself, Mr. Babin, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Tipton, Mr. 
 Westerman, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Marshall, 
 and Mr. Hunter) introduced the following bill; which was referred to 
                   the Committee on Natural Resources

                           February 15, 2018

  Additional sponsors: Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Womack, Mr. Crawford, Mr. 
    Johnson of Louisiana, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Cole, Mr. Peterson, Mr. 
  LaMalfa, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Olson, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. 
    Gianforte, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Higgins of 
   Louisiana, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Estes of Kansas, and Mr. Duffy

                           February 15, 2018

  Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole 
       House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]
 [For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on March 
                               23, 2017]


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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that nonnative 
species in the United States shall not be treated as endangered species 
            or threatened species for purposes of that Act.


 


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Saving America's Vulnerable and 
Endangered Species Act'' or the ``SAVES Act''.

SEC. 2. LIMITATION ON TREATMENT OF NONNATIVE SPECIES IN THE UNITED 
              STATES AS ENDANGERED SPECIES OR THREATENED SPECIES.

    (a) Limitation.--Section 13 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 
(relating to amendments to other laws, which have executed) is amended 
to read as follows:

 ``limitation on treatment of certain species as endangered species or 
                           threatened species

    ``Sec. 13.  (a) Limitation.--The species described in subsection 
(b) shall not be treated or listed as endangered species or threatened 
species for purposes of this Act.
    ``(b) Covered Species.--The species referred to in subsection (a) 
are species that are not native to the United States.''.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of contents in the first 
section of such Act is amended by striking the item relating to section 
13 and inserting the following:

``Sec. 13. Limitation on treatment of certain species as endangered 
                            species or threatened species.''.
                                                 Union Calendar No. 423

115th CONGRESS

   2d Session

                               H. R. 2603

                          [Report No. 115-562]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that nonnative 
species in the United States shall not be treated as endangered species 
            or threatened species for purposes of that Act.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           February 15, 2018

  Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole 
       House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed