H.R.2236: Forage Fish Conservation Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 10, 2019
  • Latest Major Action April 29, 2019

Bill Summary

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)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 29
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
April 10
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
April 10

Introduced in the House by Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.)

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