S. 2831 (106th): Shark Conservation Act of 2000


Jun 29, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2000
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to improve conservation and management of sharks and establish a consistent national policy toward the practice of shark-finning.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2000--Introduced.Shark Conservation Act of 2000 - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to make it unlawful for any person to engage in shark-finning, or to land the fins ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2831”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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