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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

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

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2008
Length: 5 pages

History

Apr 9, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 11, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 8, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5741 (110th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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