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- 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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12 cosponsors (12R) (show)(joined Mar 18, 2013)(joined Mar 18, 2013)(joined Mar 18, 2013)(joined Mar 18, 2013)(joined Mar 18, 2013)(joined Mar 18, 2013)(joined Mar 20, 2013)(joined Mar 20, 2013)(joined Apr 12, 2013)(joined Apr 12, 2013)(joined Apr 12, 2013)(joined May 8, 2013)
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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. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1219>
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