H.R.2679 - New York Fair Fishing Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 07/09/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/16/2003 Executive Comment Requested from Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/09/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2679 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2679 To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to make New York a member of the New England Fishery Management Council. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 9, 2003 Mr. Israel (for himself and Mr. Bishop of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to make New York a member of the New England Fishery Management Council. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``New York Fair Fishing Act of 2003''. SEC. 2. ADDITION OF NEW YORK TO NEW ENGLAND FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL. Section 302(a)(1)(A) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(a)(1)(A)) is amended-- (1) by inserting ``New York,'' after ``New Hampshire,''; (2) by striking ``except'' and inserting ``except New York, and except''; (3) by striking ``17'' and inserting ``20''; and (4) by striking ``11'' and inserting ``13''. <all>