Public Law 115-49: To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes.

By | October 12, 2017
Dungeness crab

A Dungeness crab. HR374 makes permanent provisions of Federal law giving California, Oregon and Washington the right to regulate Dungeness crab fishing in the waters off their states.

Makes permanent the right of Oregon, Washington and California to regulate Dungeness crab fishing.

Official Summary

This bill makes permanent the authority of Washington, Oregon, and California to adopt and enforce state laws governing fishing and processing in the exclusive economic zone adjacent to their state in any Dungeness crab fishery for which there is no fishery management plan in effect under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

 

Passed House
2017-01-30
Passed Senate
2017-08-03
Signed by President
2017-08-18
Became Public Law
2017-08-18

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3]

Cosponsors: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6], Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2], Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5], Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4], Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll066.xml

Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.

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