H.R. 6350 (112th): Transparent and Science-Based Fishery Management Act of 2012


Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Runyan

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide additional flexibility for fishery managers, additional transparency for fishermen, a referendum for catch shares, and additional sources for fishery survey funding, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2012--Introduced.Transparent and Science-Based Fishery Management Act of 2012 - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide that a Regional Fishery Management Council is not required to develop ... Read more >

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Aug 2, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6350”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 632 (Related)
Flexibility in Rebuilding American Fisheries Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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