H.R. 3840 (110th): To prohibit commercial fishing of Atlantic menhaden for reduction purposes in inland, State, and Federal waters along the Atlantic coast of the United States, and for other purposes.


Oct 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Saxton
Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2007
Length: 16 pages

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Summary (CRS)
Atlantic Menhaden Conservation Act - Imposes a fishing moratorium regarding Atlantic menhaden that are reduced to meal and oil for the coastal waters of each coastal state north of South ...

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H.R. 3841 (Related)
To prohibit the commercial harvesting of Atlantic menhaden for reduction purposes in the coastal ...

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Last Action: Oct 16, 2007

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Oct 16, 2007


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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