To amend and enhance the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act to improve the conservation of sharks.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2018
Length: 12 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Webster Introduces Commonsense Solution for Shark Trade and Conservation”
— Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11] (Sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018
“Jones takes actions to level the playing field for enc shark fishermen”
— Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3, 1995-2019] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
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H.R. 5248 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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