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.

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Related Bills

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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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Jul 20, 1989


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