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H.R.753: To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Don Young, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action March 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from issuing any permit or in any other way authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), except in accordance with law enacted after enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.