H.R. 2706 (112th): Billfish Conservation Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2012.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-183

Sponsor:

Jeff Miller

Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the sale of billfish.

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History

Jul 29, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 10, 2012
 
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.

Sep 22, 2012
 
Passed Senate

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.

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Details

Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (17R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 1451 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011

S. 3424 (Related)
Billfish Conservation Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 2012

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