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[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.


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                    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

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                                 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''.
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