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H.R. 5419 (102nd): International Dolphin Conservation Act of 1992

To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to authorize the Secretary of State to enter into international agreements to establish a global moratorium to prohibit harvesting of tuna through the use of purse seine nets deployed on or to encircle dolphins or other marine mammals, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jun 17, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 1992.

Law:

Pub.L. 102-523

Sponsor:

Gerry Studds

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 26, 1992

History

Jun 17, 1992
 
Introduced

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Jul 1, 1992
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 24, 1992
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 8, 1992
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 26, 1992
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5419 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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