H.R. 753: To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.

Introduced:
Feb 15, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Don Young
Representative for Alaska At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 15, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 574 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 09, 2011

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 15, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 15, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

18% chance of getting past committee.
3% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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House Natural Resources

Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

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2/15/2013--Introduced.
Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from issuing any permit or in any other way authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), except in accordance with law enacted after enactment of this Act.

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