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Introduced in House (03/23/2021)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2150


To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 23, 2021

Mr. Langevin (for himself and Mr. Cicilline) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Rhode Island Fishermen’s Fairness Act of 2021”.

SEC. 2. Addition of Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.

Section 302(a)(1)(B) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(a)(1)(B)) is amended—

(1) by inserting “Rhode Island,” after “States of”;

(2) by inserting “Rhode Island,” after “except North Carolina,”;

(3) by striking “21” and inserting “23”; and

(4) by striking “13” and inserting “14”.


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