H.R. 6096 (112th): Atlantic Fisheries Statutes Reauthorization Act of 2012

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Introduced:

Jul 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jon Runyan

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize various Acts relating to Atlantic Ocean marine fisheries.

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History

Jul 10, 2012
 
Introduced

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