To improve the management of driftnet fishing.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2018
Length: 5 pages
What legislators are saying
“reps Lieu and fitzpatrick promote sustainable fishing bill during ocean week”
— Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Sponsor) on Jun 6, 2018
Apr 26, 2018
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Mar 28, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1979 (116th).
H.R. 5638 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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