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Oct 12, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2000
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2000.
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2000
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to eliminate the wasteful and unsportsmanlike practice of shark finning.
Shark Finning Prohibition Act - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to make it unlawful to:(1) remove any of the fins of a shark, including the tail, and ... Read more >
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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. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5461>
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