S. 1251: Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Amendments Act


May 7, 2015


Reported by Committee on May 20, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 20, 2015.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Junior Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Aug 28, 2015
Length: 10 pages


48% chance of being enacted (details)

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A bill to implement the Amendment to the Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, as adopted at Lisbon, Portugal on September 28, 2007.

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May 7, 2015

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May 20, 2015
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