H.R. 3841 (110th): To prohibit the commercial harvesting of Atlantic menhaden for reduction purposes in the coastal waters and the exclusive economic zone.


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.


Wayne Gilchrest

Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2007
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Summary (CRS)

Makes it unlawful to engage, or to attempt to engage, in commercial harvesting of Atlantic menhaden for reduction purposes in Atlantic coastal waters or in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).Requires ... Read more >

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Oct 16, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3841”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 3840 (Related)
To prohibit commercial fishing of Atlantic menhaden for reduction purposes in inland, State, and ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 16, 2007

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