H.R. 4634 (111th): Transparency in Job Loss from Fishery Closures Act of 2010


Feb 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Brown Jr.

Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To limit the authority of the Secretary of Commerce to implement certain fishery closures unless the Secretary certifies that closure is the only option available for maintaining a fishery at a sustainable level, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/22/2010--Introduced.Transparency in Job Loss from Fishery Closures Act of 2010 - Prohibits the Secretary of Commerce from implementing a closure of a fishery pursuant to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 22, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4634”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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