S. 850 (111th): Shark Conservation Act of 2009

Introduced:

Apr 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Kerry
Senator from Massachusetts
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2010
Length: 10 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 81 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 4, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3231 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 8, 2008

H.R. 81 (Related)
Shark Conservation Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 4, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 850” means this is a Senate 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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History

Introduced
Apr 22, 2009
Reported by Committee
Nov 19, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
33 cosponsors (27D, 4R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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