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H.R. 1240: Young Fishermen’s Development Act

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To preserve United States fishing heritage through a national program dedicated to training and assisting the next generation of commercial fishermen.

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Sponsor and status

Don Young

Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 29, 2020.

Prognosis
15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

STATUS UPDATE: Congressman Youngs Bill to Create Opportunities for Young People in the Fishing Industry Sails Through Committee
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] (Sponsor) on Jan 29, 2020

Golden, Young Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Create Opportunities for Young People in the Fishing Industry
    — Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 15, 2019

Opening Statement: Ranking Member McClintock - Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee
    — Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4] on May 8, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1240 will add $10 million in new spending through 2030.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 8, 2019
 
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

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Jan 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 4, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 1240 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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