H.R.3377: JAWS Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 25, 2017
  • Latest Major Action July 25, 2017

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Bill Summary

Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks Act or the JAWS Act This bill prohibits the importation into the United States of seafood products from a country that does not prohibit: (1) shark finning in its territorial waters; and (2) the importation, sale, or possession of shark fins obtained through shark finning. The bill defines "shark finning" to mean the removal of a shark's fin (whether or not including the tail) and returning the remainder of...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.3377.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
July 25, 2017

Introduced in the House by Blake Farenthold (R-Texas)

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