New Cosponsor — Dec 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Oregon
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 8 pages
A bill to make it a principal negotiating objective of the United States in trade negotiations to eliminate government fisheries subsidies, and for other purposes.
8/2/2012--Introduced.Fair Trade in Seafood Act - Declares that it shall be a principal objective of the United States in negotiations for a trade agreement to: (1) eliminate or reduce fisheries ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3518 — 112th Congress: Fair Trade in Seafood Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3518
“S. 3518 — 112th Congress: Fair Trade in Seafood Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3518>
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