A bill to amend and enhance the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act to improve the conservation of sharks, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018
Length: 12 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 26, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 22, 2018
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.
Dec 19, 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.
Apr 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1008.
S. 2764 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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