H.R. 3516 (106th): To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to prohibit pelagic longline fishing in the exclusive ...

...economic zone in the Atlantic Ocean.

106th Congress, 1999–2000. Text as of Nov 22, 1999 (Introduced).

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HR 3516 IH

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3516

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to prohibit pelagic longline fishing in the exclusive economic zone in the Atlantic Ocean.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 22, 1999

Mr. SANFORD introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources


A BILL

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to prohibit pelagic longline fishing in the exclusive economic zone in the Atlantic Ocean.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON PELAGIC LONGLINE FISHING IN THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

    Section 307 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1857) is amended--

      (1) in paragraph (1)--

        (A) in subparagraph (N) by striking ‘or’ after the semicolon at the end;

        (B) in subparagraph (O) by striking the period and inserting ‘; or’; and

        (C) by adding at the end the following:

        ‘(P) to engage in pelagic longline fishing in the exclusive economic zone in the Atlantic Ocean;’.