S. 1521 (113th): Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act


Sep 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lisa Murkowski

Senior Senator from Alaska



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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit Federal agencies from requiring seafood to be certified as sustainable by a third party nongovernmental organization and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/18/2013--Introduced.Responsible Seafood Certification and Labeling Act - Prohibits a federal executive agency:(1) in awarding a contract for the procurement, concessions, or vending of fish or seafood, from requiring or referencing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 18, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1521”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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