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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the sale of shark fins, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/24/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date
06/29/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/29/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
06/24/2016Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/24/2016Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/24/2016Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/24/2016Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/24/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources06/24/2016 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans06/29/2016 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs06/24/2016 Referred to
House Ways and Means06/24/2016 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade06/29/2016 Referred to

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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.