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To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to eliminate the wasteful and unsportsmanlike practice of shark finning.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5461 — 106th Congress: Shark Finning Prohibition Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5461
“H.R. 5461 — 106th Congress: Shark Finning Prohibition Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5461>
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