S. 2870 (111th): International Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act


Dec 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 68 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish uniform administrative and enforcement procedures and penalties for the enforcement of the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act and similar statutes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Administration and Enforcement of Certain Fishery and Related StatutesSection101 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 10, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 24, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2870”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2907 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2008

S. 52 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2011

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