H.R. 4778 (98th): Marine Recreational Fishing Licensing and Enhancement Act of 1984


Feb 7, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Sawyer

Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for State licensing of marine recreational fishermen, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/7/1984--Introduced.Marine Recreational Fishing Licensing and Enhancement Act of 1984 - Prohibits recreational fishing in tidal waters without a recreational fishing license issued under a federally approved State licensing program.Provides for ... Read more >

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Feb 7, 1984

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