H.R.5584 - Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] (Introduced 06/24/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||06/29/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5584 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/24/2016)
Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016
This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell, transport, or trade shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances.
Penalties are imposed for violations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.