H.R.11910 - A bill to establish a contiguous fishery zone (to the outer limits of the Continental Shelf) beyond the territorial sea of the United States.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clausen, Don H. [R-CA-1] (Introduced 12/12/1973)|
|Committees:||House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Latest Action:||12/12/1973 Referred to House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.11910 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/12/1973)
Establishes a contiguous fishery zone (to the outer limits of the Continental Shelf) beyond the territorial sea of the United States, in which the United States shall exercise exclusive rights as it has in its territorial sea, subject to the continuation of traditional fishing by foreign states within this zone as may be recognized by the United States.
Authorizes the Secretary of State, together with the Secretary of the Interior and in consultation with the affected foreign countries, to determine the extent to which foreign fisheries may be permitted to operate within the zone, including manner, species, and allowable catch.
Prescribes a fine of not more than $100,000, or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, for violation of the provisions of this Act. Requires forfeiture of all equipment and fish for a violation of this Act.
Defines term for purpose of this Act.