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H.R. 6528 - To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide fisheries disaster relief for commercial fishery failures that are due to certain tariffs imposed by other countries, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Seth Moulton (D)
Introduced: 2018-07-25
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6528


    To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide fisheries disaster relief for commercial fishery failures that are due to certain tariffs imposed by other countries, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2018

    Mr. Moulton (for himself, Mr. Keating, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Grijalva, and Mr. Huffman) 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 provide fisheries disaster relief for commercial fishery failures that are due to certain tariffs imposed by other countries, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Fisheries disaster relief for commercial fishery failures due to tariffs imposed by other countries.

Section 312(a)(1)(B) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1861a(a)(1)(B)) is amended—

(1) by inserting “(i)” before “regulatory restrictions”; and

(2) by inserting “or (II) unilateral tariffs imposed by other countries on any United States seafood and marine exports or tariffs imposed by any country on materials necessary for the economic viability of the United States fishing industry” after “environment”.


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