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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Shark Sales Elimination Act of 2021

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the sale of shark parts, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/21/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
02/18/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
01/21/2021Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/21/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 03/23/2021

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Natural Resources01/21/2021 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife02/18/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/21/2021)

Shark Sales Elimination Act of 2021

This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark parts or any product containing shark parts. A person may possess a shark part 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.