S. 3422 (112th): Billfish Conservation Act of 2012

A bill to prohibit the sale of billfish and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 23, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on July 23, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2706: Billfish Conservation Act of 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2012. (compare text)

David Vitter

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2012
Length: 3 pages


Jul 23, 2012

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S. 3422 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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