Bill Text — Jun 13, 2012
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Jun 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Alaska At Large
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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2012
Length: 4 pages
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5898>
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