Makes permanent the right of Oregon, Washington and California to regulate Dungeness crab fishing.
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.
Original sponsor: Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3]
Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll066.xml
Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.