H.R. 2948 (101st): Dolphin Protection Act of 1989


Jul 20, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 20, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Meldon Levine

Representative for California's 27th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to require disclosure of information regarding the use of tuna fishing methods which directly result in the death of marine mammals.

Summary (CRS)

7/20/1989--Introduced.Dolphin Protection Act of 1989 - Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to require any person who sells tuna or a product made from tuna which was caught ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 20, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2948”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2061 (Related)
Fishery Conservation Amendments of 1990

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 28, 1990

H.R. 2926 (Related)
Dolphin Protection and Consumer Information Act of 1990

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1990

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