About the bill
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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6624 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5898 — 112th Congress: Whaling Convention Amendments Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5898
“H.R. 5898 — 112th Congress: Whaling Convention Amendments Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. July 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5898>
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