H.R. 81 (111th): Shark Conservation Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.


Pub.L. 111-348


Madeleine Bordallo

Delegate for Guam At Large



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2010
Length: 6 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.

Summary (CRS)

1/4/2011--Public Law.(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 20, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.)TitleI - Shark Conservation Act ... Read more >


Jan 6, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 2, 2009
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.

Dec 20, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 2010
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 4, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 81”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (27D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5741 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 8, 2008

S. 850 (Related)
Shark Conservation Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2009

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