Summary: H.R.5638 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/28/1977)

Amends the Fishery Conservation Zone Transition Act to express Congressional approval of the Reciprocal Fisheries Agreement between the United States and Canada. Permits Canadian vessels and nationals to fish within the fishery conservation zone or for anadromous species and Continental Shelf resources beyond the zone. Exempts Canadian vessels and nationals from certain restrictions of the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976. Requires persons fishing pursuant to the Agreement to furnish certain fishing data to the Secretary of Commerce Imposes penalties for failure to furnish such statistics.