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S. 2071: Sustainable Fishing Workforce Protection Act

A bill to authorize the temporary entry into the United States of alien crewmen employed on longline fishing vessels originating in Hawaii, to ensure that such aliens receive reasonable wages and working conditions, and to provide for appropriate enforcement and oversight of fishing companies employing such aliens.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2017
Length: 18 pages
Introduced:

Nov 2, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Nov 2, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 2, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Nov 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 2071 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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