Senate Bill Would Amend the Endangered Species Act to Require Greater Coordination with States

Senate Bill 3315, the text of which has not yet been made publicly available, would amend the federal Endangered Species Act to require use of information provided by state, local, and tribal governments and would require disclosure to states, tribal governments, and localities of the basis of any determinations made under the ESA. The bill was introduced by Senators John Barrasso, Mike Crapo, James Risch, and Cynthia Lummis, and has been referred to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.