A bill to prevent, deter, and eliminate illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing through port State measures.
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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.
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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“S. 1980 — 112th Congress: Pirate Fishing Elimination Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 21, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1980>
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