Bill Text — Dec 22, 2014
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May 23, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 29, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2014
Length: 54 pages
To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes.
5/23/2014--Introduced.Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act - Revises and reauthorizes through FY2018 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).Revises requirements for fishery management plans for ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4742 — 113th Congress: Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4742
“H.R. 4742 — 113th Congress: Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4742>
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