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Apr 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on November 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2010
Length: 10 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 4, 2011
A bill 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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 4, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 850 — 111th Congress: Shark Conservation Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s850
“S. 850 — 111th Congress: Shark Conservation Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s850>
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