To prohibit the sale of billfish.
Jul 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2012.
Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2012
Length: 2 pages
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 3424: Billfish Conservation Act of 2012
Introduced on Jul 24, 2012. 46% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1451: Billfish Conservation Act of 2011
Introduced on Jul 29, 2011. 48% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 3422: Billfish Conservation Act of 2012
Introduced on Jul 23, 2012. 79% incorporated. (compare text)
Jul 29, 2011
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Aug 1, 2012
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 10, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
Sep 22, 2012
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.
Oct 5, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 2706 (112th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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