H.R.404: Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act

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Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act This bill addresses certain driftnet fishing. Driftnet fishing is a method of fishing in which a gillnet composed of a panel or panels of webbing, or a series of such gillnets, is placed in the water and allowed to drift with the currents and winds for the purpose of entangling fish in the webbing. Currently, the use of large-scale drift gillnets with a total length of 2.5 kilometers or more is...

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Date Description
Nov. 16, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 402.
Nov. 16, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 117-561.
Nov. 17, 2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Nov. 17, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 17, 2021
Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.
Feb. 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Jan. 21, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Jan. 21, 2021

Introduced in the House by Ted Lieu (D-Calif.)

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