New Cosponsor — May 8, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
The bill now has 12 cosponsors (12 Republicans).
Mar 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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.
3/15/2013--Introduced.Gulf Fisheries Fairness Act - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide each of the states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida with exclusive fishery management ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1219 — 113th Congress: Gulf Fisheries Fairness Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1219
“H.R. 1219 — 113th Congress: Gulf Fisheries Fairness Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1219>
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