H.R.737: Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019

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Bill Cosponsors

198 (146 Democrats, 52 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances. Penalties are imposed for violations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 7 statements associated with H.R.737.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 11
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Jan. 23
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Jan. 23
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