H.R.1456: Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017

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262 (177 Democrats, 85 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins.A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances. Penalties areimposedfor violations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There are 14 statements associated with H.R.1456.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 17, 2018
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 20, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
March 9, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
March 9, 2017

Introduced in the House by Edward Royce (R-Calif.)

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