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H.R. 200 (115th): Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 200 would amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, which addresses U.S. fisheries management and would authorize the annual appropriation of $397 million through 2022 for those purposes. The bill also would require the Secretary of Commerce to request that the National Academy of Sciences study certain mixed-use fisheries.

This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for fishery management plans for overfished fisheries; and (2) catch limit requirements, including by authorizing Regional ...

Sponsor and status

Don Young

Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018
Length: 61 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 11, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1520: Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2018. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Reauthorizes Youngs Critical Federal Fishing Management Legislation
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] (Sponsor) on Jul 11, 2018

VIDEO: Rep. Zeldin Secures House Passage of Biggest Fishing Reform in Over a Decade, Including His Amendment to Allow Striped Bass Fishing in Block Island Sound
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 11, 2018

Rep. Huffman Leads Defense of Key Fisheries Management Law
    — Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] on Jul 12, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 200 will add $1.5 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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Dec 12, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dec 13, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 19, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jul 11, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 200 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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