S. 2810 (100th): Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1988


Sep 20, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts


See Instead:

H.R. 4189 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 23, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 and to authorize appropriations for that Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 4189 passed in lieu) Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1988 - Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act (the Act) to provide for an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 20, 1988
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2810”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (4R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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