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S. 2764 (115th): Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act of 2018

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A bill to amend and enhance the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act to improve the conservation of sharks, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Apr 26, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Commerce Committee Approves Rubio Bill Promoting U.S. Shark Conservation
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on May 22, 2018

Rubio Introduces Bill To Promote U.S. Shark Conservation As A Global Model Of Sustainability
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 27, 2018

Rubio Introduces Bill to Promote U.S. Shark Conservation as a Global Model of Sustainability
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Apr 27, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2764 will add $5 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Apr 26, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 19, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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S. 2764 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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