H.R.1286 - To prohibit the commercial harvesting of Atlantic striped bass in the coastal waters and the exclusive economic zone.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 03/13/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/20/2003 Executive Comment Requested from Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1286 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Prohibits the commercial harvesting of Atlantic striped bass in the coastal waters or Exclusive Economic Zone. Imposes penalties and allows civil forfeiture of vessels for violations.
Introduced in House (03/13/2003)
Requires the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director to take actions reflecting the prohibition.