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Introduced in Senate (04/28/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 918


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 SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 28, 2009

Mr. Schumer introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


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”.