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S. 1520: Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017

A bill to expand recreational fishing opportunities through enhanced marine fishery conservation and management, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2018
Length: 42 pages
Introduced:

Jul 10, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Feb 28, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 28, 2018.

Prognosis:

70% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 10, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 28, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 5, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1520 is 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.

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