H.Con.Res.214 - In support of regional efforts to end driftnet fishing in the South Pacific.101st Congress (1989-1990)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] (Introduced 10/19/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Merchant Marine and Fisheries | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/22/1989 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.214 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/19/1989)
Declares it is in the interests of the United States to support efforts to protect South Pacific marine resources (including albacore tuna, porpoises, whales, seals and other marine mammals, birds, sea turtles, and fish) from the slaughter of driftnet fishing. Supports the Tarawa Declaration and the South Pacific Commission resolution calling for an immediate ban on driftnet fishing in the South Pacific.
Urges the Secretary of State to work toward an international convention banning driftnet fishing in the South Pacific. Urges Japan and Taiwan to immediately cease the use of driftnets in international South Pacific waters.