S. 320 - Paleontological Resources Preservation Act

Public lands. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Paleontological Resources Preservation Act

S. 320 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to provide for the protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Paleontological Resources Preservation Act
  • Paleontological Resources Preservation Act
Sponsor
Daniel Akaka
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands
  • Administrative remedies
  • Archives
  • Civil liberties
  • Consumers
  • Criminal justice
  • Cultural property
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of the Interior
  • Destruction of property
  • Environmental protection
  • Executive departments
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Forfeiture
  • Fossils
  • Fraud
  • Freedom of information
  • Government information
  • Government property
  • Government publicity
  • Historic sites
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Informers
  • Judicial review
  • Labeling
  • Land use
  • Larceny
  • Law
  • Licenses
  • Museums
  • Natural resources
  • Nature conservation
  • Official secrets
  • Paleontology
  • Planning
  • Public records
  • Recidivists
  • Research natural areas
  • Science policy
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Major Actions
Introduced1/17/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/17/2007
1/17/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S691-692)
1/17/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Put on a legislative calendar1/31/2007Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
2/15/2007Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Bingaman without amendment. With written report No. 110-18.
Put on a legislative calendar2/15/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 43.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Pro-resource development groups, which…

opposed this bill

Pro-resource development groups$0
$0

1 Organization Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Paleontological Resources Preservation Act

1 organization supported this bill

Society Of Vertebrate Paleontology
(n.d.). Society of Vertebrate Paleontology; "Education and Resources: Government Affairs, A Summary of the PRP Bill from the SVP"; Ted Vlamis. Retrieved n.d., from .

2 organizations opposed this bill

Partnership For America
(n.d.). Partnership for America; "Issue Brief: Oppose the Paleontological Resources Preservation Act in the House". Retrieved n.d., from .
Southern Nevada Gem And Mineral Society
(n.d.). Southern Nevada Gem and Mineral Society; "Red Alert 2007". Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from Pro-resource development groups interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
Byron DorganDND$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Barack ObamaDIL$0$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Gordon SmithROR$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Ted StevensRAK$0$0
John SununuRNH$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0
Byron DorganDND$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Barack ObamaDIL$0$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Gordon SmithROR$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Ted StevensRAK$0$0
John SununuRNH$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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