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Introduced in House (07/20/1989)

Marine Resource Protection and Driftnet Use Cessation Act of 1989 - Directs the Secretary of State to seek an international ban on the use of driftnets on the high seas.

Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress: (1) describing the steps the Secretary has taken to begin negotiations; (2) detailing the progress of negotiations, if any; (3) listing nations which refused to negotiate and which use driftnet fishing on the high seas; and (4) recommending legislative action to encourage the listed nations to cease using driftnet fishing.