H.R.737 - Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] (Introduced 01/23/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Committee Meetings:||09/18/19 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/18/2019 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 13. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.737 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/23/2019)
Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019
This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish 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.