S. 1451 (112th): Billfish Conservation Act of 2011


Jul 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Enacted as H.R. 2706 (companion bill)

David Vitter

Senior Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the sale of billfish.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2011--Introduced.Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 - Prohibits any person from offering billfish or billfish products for sale, selling them, or having custody, control, or possession of them for purposes of ... Read more >

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Jul 29, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1451”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5D, 3R) (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. 3812 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2010

H.R. 2706 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 5, 2012

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