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H.R.411 Great Cats and Rare Canids Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 22, 2009 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on April 21, 2009, with a roll call of 290 ayes, 118 nays, and 24 not voting.

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  • 50% of users support H.R.411

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    • Born Free USA

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    • Word Wildlife Fund

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    • Big Cat Rescue

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    • Humane Society

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    • African Wildlife Foundation

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    • Wildlife Conservation Society

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    • International Fund for Animal Welfare

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    • Defenders of Wildlife

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On May 12, 2009, by Elle - Conservation is a global commitment, and this bill is sending the right message to Americans and the international community. I'd much rather be spending MONEY on encouraging conservation overseas than on bombs for oil and "spreading liberty." Well done.

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      As noted by Elle, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 12, 2009, "Conservation is a global commitment, and this bill is sending the right message to Americans and the international community. I'd much rather be spending MONEY on encouraging conservation overseas than on bombs for oil and "spreading liberty." Well done."
    • On April 22, 2009, by callagan - Here we go again, providing "assistance" (MONEY) to some other country to preserve species that don't even exist in North America. What a waste.

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      As noted by callagan, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 22, 2009, "Here we go again, providing "assistance" (MONEY) to some other country to preserve species that don't even exist in North America. What a waste. "
    • On April 23, 2009, by Qu33nem - Exactly, Love that they have the time for this kind of bill.....

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      As noted by Qu33nem, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 23, 2009, "Exactly, Love that they have the time for this kind of bill....."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Just Say “No” To Reconciliation Instructions « Rosettasister's Weblog - October 14, 2011 by rosettasister - http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-hc85/show. (Sec. 201) Sets forth reconciliation instructions for the Committees on: (1) Energy and Commerce; (2) Ways and Means; and (3) Education and Labor. Authorizes the House to ...

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      As noted by rosettasister on October 14, 2011, "http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-hc85/show. (Sec. 201) Sets forth reconciliation instructions for the Committees on: (1) Energy and Commerce; (2) Ways and Means; and (3) Education and Labor. Authorizes the House to ..." (http://rosettasister.wordpress.com/2009/04/19/just-say-%E2%80%9Cno%E2%80%9D-to-reconciliation-instructions/)
    • Wildlife Group Tells Congress Their Work Isn't Done Yet | Animals ... - December 21, 2010 by Change.org's Animals Blog - But before Congress packs it in for the holidays, the International Fund for Animal Welfare has one more piece of legislation on their wish list: The Great Cats and Rare Canids Act (H.R. 411/S. 529). "Congress has made great strides in ...

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      As noted by Change.org's Animals Blog on December 21, 2010, "But before Congress packs it in for the holidays, the International Fund for Animal Welfare has one more piece of legislation on their wish list: The Great Cats and Rare Canids Act (H.R. 411/S. 529). "Congress has made great strides in ..." (http://animals.change.org/blog/view/wildlife_group_tells_congress_their_work_isnt_done_yet)
    • Two Actions for Wildlife: Pull Palin's Discovery Show, Urge ... - November 14, 2010 by Our Compass - The Great Cats and Rare Canids Act (H.R. 411/S. 529): Authorizes critical funds for vital efforts to protect lions and rare animals like snow leopards, Ethiopian wolves, jaguars and other imperiled wildlife struggling to survive. ...

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      As noted by Our Compass on November 14, 2010, "The Great Cats and Rare Canids Act (H.R. 411/S. 529): Authorizes critical funds for vital efforts to protect lions and rare animals like snow leopards, Ethiopian wolves, jaguars and other imperiled wildlife struggling to survive. ..." (http://ourcompass.wordpress.com/2010/11/15/two-actions-for-wildlife-pull-palins-discovery-show-urge-congress-to-act-for-struggling-wildlife/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • WWF-Backed Wildlife Protection Bill Clears US House - April 21, 2009 by Earthtimes (press release) - The legislation, HR 411, the Great Cats and Rare Canids Act, would provide financial resources to restore populations of rare wild cat and canine species ...

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      As noted by Earthtimes (press release) on April 21, 2009, "The legislation, HR 411, the Great Cats and Rare Canids Act, would provide financial resources to restore populations of rare wild cat and canine species ..." (http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/wwf-backed-wildlife-protection-bill-clears-us-house,796159.shtml)
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