New Cosponsors — Sep 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Allen West [R-FL22, 2011-2012]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (7 Republicans).
Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 17 pages
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.
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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“H.R. 6350 — 112th Congress: Transparent and Science-Based Fishery Management Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6350>
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