H.R.3070 - EEZ Transit Zone Clarification and Access Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] (Introduced 07/15/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-517|
|Latest Action:||06/08/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.3070 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (06/08/2016)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to permit striped bass fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone transit zone between Montauk, New York, and Point Judith, Rhode Island, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “EEZ Transit Zone Clarification and Access Act”.
(a) In general.—The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, may issue regulations to permit and regulate recreational Atlantic striped bass fishing in the Block Island Sound Transit Zone.
(b) Block Island Sound Transit Zone defined.—In this section the term “Block Island Sound transit zone” means the area of the exclusive economic zone north of a line connecting Montauk Light, Montauk Point, New York, and Block Island Southeast Light, Block Island, Rhode Island; and west of a line connecting Point Judith Light, Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Block Island Southeast Light, Block Island, Rhode Island.
(A) is issued under any other provision of law by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including a permit issued before the date of the enactment of this Act; and
(B) authorizes fishing in the Block Island Sound Transit Zone; or
(2) any activity authorized by such a permit.
Passed the House of Representatives June 7, 2016.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|