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 ...
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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)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
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Fishery Conservation Amendments of 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 28, 1990
Dolphin Protection and Consumer Information Act of 1990
Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 23, 1990
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2948 — 101st Congress: Dolphin Protection Act of 1989. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr2948
“H.R. 2948 — 101st Congress: Dolphin Protection Act of 1989.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr2948>
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