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Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act of 1990

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A bill to require tuna products to be labeled respecting the method used to catch the tuna, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
01/30/1990Introduced in Senate

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11/08/1990See also H.R. 5835.
Action By: Senate
10/27/1990See also H.R. 2061.
Action By: Senate
07/25/1990Committee on Commerce. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 101-1170.
01/30/1990Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation01/30/1990 Referred to
07/25/1990 Hearings by

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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.