Ocean Science Legislation
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|Original Sponsor||Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]|
|Bill Title||To make technical amendments to certain marine fish conservation statutes, and for other purposes.|
|Policy Issue||Ocean and Coastal Management|
* This bill amends the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012 to limit the sale of billfish caught by U.S. fishing vessels.
|Actions||12/01/2017: Introduced in the House. Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources. 12/11/2017: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. 4/17/2018: Subcommittee hearings held.06/06/2018: Committee mark-up held. Ordered reported.06/26/2018: Report H. Rept. 115-775 submitted.06/25/2018: Passed the House. 06/26/2018: Received in the Senate.07/26/2018: Passed Senate. 08/02/2018: Became law P.L. 115-228|
|Date of Action||12/11/2017|