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

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

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

Law:

Pub.L. 111-348

Sponsor:

Madeleine Bordallo

Delegate for Guam At Large

Democrat

Text:

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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

The Shark Conservation Act of 2010 (SCA) (H.R. 81, S. 850) was passed by the 111th United States Congress that amended the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act and the Magnuson–Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to improve the conservation of sharks. Also called the International Fisheries Agreement Clarification Act, the bill was approved by the House ...

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History

Jan 6, 2009
 
Introduced

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 page is about 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.

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