H.R. 2560: Reef Assassin Act

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to encourage elimination of lionfish from United States waters by allowing individuals to exchange lionfish for tags authorizing fishing for certain species in addition to the number of such species otherwise authorized to be taken by such individuals, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 19, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 19, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 19, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Matt Gaetz

Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 19, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2560 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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