Public Law 115-228: To make technical amendments to certain marine fish conservation statutes, and for other purposes.

By | June 1, 2019
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Requires that billfish caught by U.S. vessels and unloaded in Hawaii and Pacific Insular Areas be sold only in those locations.

Official Summary

Passed House
2018-06-25
Passed Senate
2018-07-26
Signed by President
2018-08-02
Became Public Law
2018-08-02

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  S 396 (Identical bill; did not pass the Senate)

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