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H.R. 1456 (115th): Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Mar 9, 2017.


Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017

This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins.A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances.

Penalties areimposedfor violations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.