H.R. 2772 (112th): Saving Fishing Jobs Act of 2011


Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Runyan

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to permit eligible fishermen to approve certain limited access privilege programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2011--Introduced.Saving Fishing Jobs Act of 2011 - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, with respect to multispecies fishing permits in the Gulf of Mexico, to remove a provision ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2772”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (9R, 3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 1678 (Related)
Saving Fishing Jobs Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011

H.R. 1646 (Related)
American Angler Preservation Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

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