S. 1916 (112th): Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011


Nov 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Nelson

Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to exclude ecosystem component stocks of fish from certain annual catch limits and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011 - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006 to prohibit the requirement that a mechanism be established for specifying annual ... Read more >

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Nov 28, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1916”). 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 (5R, 3D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 2304 (Related)
Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2011

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