About This Bill
- Introduced April 10, 2019
- Latest Major Action April 29, 2019
12 (7 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Forage Fish Conservation Act This bill addresses the management and conservation of forage fish. (A forage fish is any fish at a low trophic level that contributes significantly to the diets of other fish, marine mammals, or birds and serves as a conduit for energy transfer to species at a higher trophic level.) The Department of Commerce must establish guidelines to assist regional fishery management councils in (1) developing a list of...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Introduced in the House by Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.)