S.2044 - Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act of 1990101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 01/30/1990)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||11/08/1990 See also H.R. 5835. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2044 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/30/1990)
Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act of 1990 - Requires that tuna products containing tuna caught by methods lethal to dolphins be labeled to inform purchasers of that fact. Permits the labeling of other tuna products as dolphin safe. Directs the Secretaries of Commerce and of Health and Human Services to prescribe recordkeeping requirements that will facilitate the verification of such claims.
Sets forth enforcement and penalty provisions, including the authorization of citizen suits against violators of this Act's provisions or its regulations.