HR 1646

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1646

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to preserve jobs and coastal communities through transparency and accountability in fishery management, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2011

Mr. RUNYAN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to preserve jobs and coastal communities through transparency and accountability in fishery management, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. IMPROVING SCIENTIFIC REVIEW.

SEC. 3. EXTENSION OF TIME PERIOD FOR REBUILDING CERTAIN OVERFISHED FISHERIES.

SEC. 4. DEADLINE FOR DISASTER DECLARATIONS.

SEC. 5. APPROVAL OF LIMITED ACCESS PRIVILEGE PROGRAMS.

SEC. 6. CERTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR FISHERY CLOSURE.

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