S.1371 - Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act

A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. as introduced.
  • Short: Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act as introduced.

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Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and increase Council membership from 21 to 23 members, including: (1) the principal Rhode Island official with

Official Summary

Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and increase Council membership from 21 to 23 members, including:
(1) the principal Rhode Island official with marine fishery management responsibility, and
(2) a member appointed by the Secretary of Commerce from a list of individuals submitted by the governor of Rhode Island.

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