Text: H.R.3270 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/21/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3270


To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add New York to the New England Fishery Management Council, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 21, 2009

Mr. Bishop of New York (for himself and Mr. Israel) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add New York to the New England Fishery Management Council, and for other purposes.

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 2009”.

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 “18” and inserting “20”; and

(4) by striking “12” and inserting “14”.