H.R. 5741 (110th): Shark Conservation Act of 2008

Introduced:

Apr 9, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 8, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Madeleine Bordallo
Delegate for Guam At Large
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2008
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act and the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to improve the conservation of sharks.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 81 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 4, 2011

S. 3231 (Related)
Shark Conservation Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 8, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5741” 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.

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History

Introduced
Apr 9, 2008
Reported by Committee
Jun 11, 2008
Passed House
Jul 8, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (13D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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