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Text of the Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act of 2012

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 1, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Aug 2, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5797

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 2, 2012

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

AN ACT

To exempt the owners and operators of vessels operating on Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, from certain Federal requirements.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act of 2012.

2.

Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the owner or operator of a vessel operating on Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, shall not, with respect to such vessel, be subject to any Federal requirement under subtitle II of title 46, United States Code, relating to licensing or vessel inspection.

Passed the House of Representatives August 1, 2012.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk