H.R. 1335: Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act

Introduced:

Mar 4, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 1, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 1, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2015
Length: 57 pages

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

H.R. 1335 would:

  • Double the amount of time an emergency regulation can adjust a fishery management plan.
  • Add economic impact to "fishing communities" to the list of factors that need to be considered when creating catch limits and exempt for some fish with short life spans.
  • Require Regional Fishery Management Council meetings to be posted online.
  • All requirements of ...

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History

Mar 4, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 30, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 1, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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