Summary: H.R.10732 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Senate agreed to House amendment with amendment (08/04/1978)

(Senate agreed to House amendments with an amendment)

Amends the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 to include within the definition of fishing under such Act fish processing at sea. Defines the terms United States fish processors and United States harvested fish for purposes of such Act.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, in cooperation with the Secretaries of Commerce and State, to report to Congress and to the President on all allocations of United States fish to foreign nations and all trade barriers imposed by such nations.

Sets forth specific information that is to be included in each preliminary fishery management plan.

Revises certain fishing permit requirements for specified foreign fish processing ships at sea in certain United States' fisheries.

Disallows foreign processing of United States harvested fish if United States fish processors have adequate capacity to process such fish.

Prohibits the transfer of United States harvested fish to any foreign ship, within the United States' fishery conservation zone, not having the fishing permit required by such Act.