A bill to prevent, deter, and eliminate illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing through port State measures.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
Length: 36 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Dec 12, 2011
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Jul 31, 2012
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S. 1980 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1980. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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