To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide for management of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 27, 2018
Length: 18 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on December 13, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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12 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Palazzo Commends Committee Passage of Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act”
— Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 14, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
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Dec 12, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Dec 13, 2017
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Nov 27, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources
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H.R. 3588 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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