Congress   113
Bill #   HR69
Sponsor   Bordallo, Madeleine [D-GU]
Title   Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2013
Date Introduced 1/3/2013
Policy Issue Ocean Governance
Description Summary To strengthen enforcement mechanisms to stop illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, to amend the Tuna Conventions Act of 1950 to implement the Antigua Convention, and for other purposes. Would enhance the enforcement authority of NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard to regulate illegal fishing. also increases capacity for inspection, identification, and monitoring of illegal foreign vessels, amends several international agreements to incorporate civil and criminal penalties and broadens data sharing authority with foreign governments in order to identify and penalize nations that do not comply with fisheries management regulations.
Related Bills S269
Date of Action 1/31/2013
Latest Action Referred to House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs

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