To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide that each of the States of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida have exclusive fishery management authority over reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico in waters that, on average, are 20 fathoms or less in depth, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 15, 2013
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H.R. 1219 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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