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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2000
Length: 16 pages
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.
Jun 29, 2000
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 8, 2008
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3231 (110th).
Nov 19, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 850 (111th).
S. 2831 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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