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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to make technical amendments to certain marine fish conservation statutes, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
10/02/2017 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
09/19/2017 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. With written report No. 115-160.
02/15/2017 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (8)

Date Chamber
10/03/2017 House Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
10/03/2017-3:05pm House Received in the House.
10/03/2017 Senate Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/02/2017 Senate Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6263; text: CR S6263)
09/19/2017 Senate Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 224.
09/19/2017 Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. With written report No. 115-160.
Action By: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
05/18/2017 Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Action By: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
02/15/2017 Senate Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 02/15/2017
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS]* 02/15/2017
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 02/15/2017

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation02/15/2017 Referred to
05/18/2017 Markup by
09/19/2017 Reported by S. Rept. 115-160
House Natural Resources10/03/2017 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

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Subjects (2)

  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries

Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to Senate without amendment (09/19/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

(Sec. 1) This bill amends the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012 to limit the sale of billfish caught by U.S. fishing vessels.

Under current law, billfish caught by U.S. vessels that land (number or poundage of fish unloaded onshore by commercial fisherman) in Hawaii or Pacific Insular Areas (American Samoa, Baker Island, Guam, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Island, the Northern Mariana Islands, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island) may be sold and exported to non-U.S. markets or transported to other U.S. markets.

This bill requires billfish caught by U.S. vessels that land in Hawaii or Pacific Insular Areas to be retained for sale in those areas.