H.R. 1219 (113th): Gulf Fisheries Fairness Act

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jo Bonner

Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1219” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Mar 15, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (12R) (show)
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