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Union Calendar No. 424

115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3131

[Report No. 115–563, Part I]


To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to conform citizen suits under that Act with other existing law, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 29, 2017

Mr. Huizenga introduced the following bill; which was 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

February 15, 2018

Additional sponsors: Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Jones, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Cole, Mr. Cramer, and Mr. Sessions

February 15, 2018

Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources

February 15, 2018

The Committee on the Judiciary discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to conform citizen suits under that Act with other existing law, and for other purposes.

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 “Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act”.

SEC. 2. Award of litigation costs to prevailing parties in accordance with existing law.

Section 11(g)(4) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1540(g)(4)) is amended by striking “to any” and all that follows through the end of the sentence and inserting “to any prevailing party in accordance with section 2412 of title 28, United States Code.”.


Union Calendar No. 424

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 3131
[Report No. 115–563, Part I]

A BILL
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to conform citizen suits under that Act with other existing law, and for other purposes.

February 15, 2018
Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources
February 15, 2018
The Committee on the Judiciary discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed