H.R. 574 (112th): To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture ...

...operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Feb 09, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 574

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 9, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.

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Prohibition on authorizing finfish aquaculture in the EEZ

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, neither the Secretary of the Interior nor the Secretary of Commerce may issue any permit or in any other way authorize any person to conduct commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States (as established by Proclamation Numbered 5030, dated March 10, 1983), except in accordance with a law authorizing such action that is enacted after the date of the enactment of this Act.