H.R.1456 - Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 03/09/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/20/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1456 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/2017)
Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017
This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell 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.