H.Res. 714 (112th): Expressing support to end commercial whaling in all of its forms and to strengthen measures to conserve whale populations.

Jun 28, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Howard Berman
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
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Jun 28, 2012
3 pages

This resolution was introduced on June 28, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 28, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 28, 2012

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6 cosponsors (6D) (show)

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Declares that the House of Representatives:
(1) strongly opposes commercial whaling;
(2) supports the use of all appropriate measures to end commercial whaling in any form;
(3) seeks to strengthen conservation and management measures to facilitate the conservation of whale species and populations;
(4) urges the President and the international community to modernize the International Whaling Commission by expanding the participation of civil society, improving transparency, and supporting efforts to improve its effectiveness; and
(5) supports ongoing research efforts to understand, prevent, or mitigate threats to whales and their habitat.

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