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S.269: International Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act

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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 John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 12 (11 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

International Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act - Title I: Administration and Enforcement of Certain Fishery and Related Statutes - (Sec. 101) Directs the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to enforce the following laws concerning fisheries and fish products:

  • the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act,
  • the Pacific Salmon Treaty Act of 1985,
  • the Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act,
  • the Tuna Conventions Act of 1950,
  • the North Pacific Anadromous Stocks Act of 1992,
  • the South Pacific Tuna Act of 1988,
  • the Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention Act of 1984,
  • the Atlantic Tunas Convention Act of 1975,
  • the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Act of 1995,
  • the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act,
  • the Northern Pacific Halibut Ac...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 17, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 263.
Dec. 17, 2013 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-127.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Feb. 11, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.