H.R.2958 - Marine Resource Protection and Driftnet Use Cessation Act of 1989101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Unsoeld, Jolene [D-WA-3] (Introduced 07/20/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Latest Action:||11/28/1990 Some Provisions Included In H.R.2061. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2958 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.