S. 2706 (96th): A bill to establish a one hundred per cent observer program on all foreign fishing vessels in the U. S. 200 mile fishery conservation zone.


May 14, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice “Mike” Gravel

Senator from Alaska


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/14/1980--Introduced.Amends the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program under which at least one United States observer will be ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2706”). 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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