To amend the Whaling Convention Act to require the Secretary of Commerce to authorize aboriginal subsistence whaling as permitted by the regulations of the International Whaling Commission and to set aboriginal subsistence catch limits for bowhead whales in the event the Commission fails to adopt such limits, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2012
Length: 4 pages
Jun 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 24, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6624 (110th).
Jun 5, 2012
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Feb 15, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5064.
H.R. 5898 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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