Text: H.R.223 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 223

To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce 
   from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the 
  Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing 
                              such action.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 3, 2017

 Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred 
                 to the Committee on Natural Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce 
   from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the 
  Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing 
                              such action.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON AUTHORIZING FINFISH AQUACULTURE IN THE EEZ.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, neither the Secretary 
of the Interior nor the Secretary of Commerce may issue any permit or 
in any other way authorize any person to conduct commercial finfish 
aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United 
States (as established by Proclamation Numbered 5030, dated March 10, 
1983), except in accordance with a law authorizing such action that is 
enacted after the date of the enactment of this Act.
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