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H.R. 4576 (114th): Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act

To implement the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean, to implement the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Aumua Amata

Sponsor. Delegate for American Samoa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 51 pages
Introduced:

Feb 12, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6452: Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)

History

Feb 12, 2016
 
Introduced

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Mar 1, 2016
 
Considered by Water, Power and Oceans

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Jul 12, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 13, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Sep 12, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4576 (114th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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