Summary: H.R.4369 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/16/2009)

International Fisheries Agreement Clarification Act - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to recognize the United States-Canada Transboundary Resource Sharing Understanding (and other similar fishery management Understandings) as an international agreement under such Act.

States that: (1) annual fishing level recommendations for fishery stocks under such Understandings may be exceeded as long as the fishing mortality level allows for progress toward rebuilding affected fish stocks; (2) the 10-year fishery rebuilding requirement shall not apply to such stocks; and (3) this Act shall apply to fishing years beginning after April 30, 2010.