H.R. 2760 (103rd): Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1994


Jul 27, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 21, 1994 but was never passed by the Senate.


Gerry Studds

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 23, 1994
Length: 82 pages

See Instead:

S. 1636 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Apr 30, 1994

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Marine Mammal Protection Act for a period of 6 years, to establish a new regime to govern the incidental taking of marine mammals in the course of commercial fishing operations, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/21/1994--Passed House amended.Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1994 - Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 with respect to the moratorium and exceptions on the taking and importing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 27, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 16, 1994
Reported by Committee

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Mar 21, 1994
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2760”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 4189 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 23, 1988

S. 1636 (Related)
Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 1994

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 30, 1994

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