H.R. 5461 (106th): Shark Finning Prohibition Act

Introduced:

Oct 12, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Dec 21, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-557

Sponsor:

Randall “Duke” Cunningham
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2000
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to eliminate the wasteful and unsportsmanlike practice of shark finning.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5461” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Oct 12, 2000
Passed House
Oct 30, 2000
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Dec 7, 2000
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2000

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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