S.3095 - Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 06/23/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/23/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3095 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/23/2016)
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.