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S.850 Shark Conservation Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 04, 2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 270.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • 8% of users oppose S.850

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    8% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.850.
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    • On December 01, 2010, by amayb - I'd like to hear from the people who oppose this bill. What are your reasons?

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    • S.850: A bill to provide for enhanced treatment, support, services ... - April 13, 2011 by opencongress.org - Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.850 A bill to provide for enhanced treatment, support, services, and research for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. ... OpenCon

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 13, 2011, "Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.850 A bill to provide for enhanced treatment, support, services, and research for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. ... OpenCon" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s850/show)
    • Shark and Awe in the U.S. Senate - January 02, 2011 by Divetalking - The renamed Shark Conservation Act of 2009 (S.850) proceeded into the Senate, where it then languished in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation before finally failing passage in the 111th Congress on September 29 ...

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      As noted by Divetalking on January 02, 2011, "The renamed Shark Conservation Act of 2009 (S.850) proceeded into the Senate, where it then languished in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation before finally failing passage in the 111th Congress on September 29 ..." (http://www.divetalking.com/?p=3304)
    • SeaStewards » Blog Archive » Sea Stewards News Update - December 27, 2010 by SeaStewards - Following the passage of S.850 in Hawaii banning fins in the entire state of Hawaii, Sea Stewards is part of a team introducing similar legislation for the State of California. Championed by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, ...

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      As noted by SeaStewards on December 27, 2010, "Following the passage of S.850 in Hawaii banning fins in the entire state of Hawaii, Sea Stewards is part of a team introducing similar legislation for the State of California. Championed by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, ..." (http://seastewards.org/sea-stewards-news-update/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • United States and European Union Lead Way in Global Shark Conservation - October 15, 2009 by YubaNet - ...in U.S. waters to be landed with their fins naturally attached and close other loopholes in existing law. Similar legislation (S.850) is currently pending in the U.S. Senate. This month, Spain announced a prohibition on the catch, landing and commercial

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      As noted by YubaNet on October 15, 2009, "...in U.S. waters to be landed with their fins naturally attached and close other loopholes in existing law. Similar legislation (S.850) is currently pending in the U.S. Senate. This month, Spain announced a prohibition on the catch, landing and commercial" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Yubanet/~3/NTxIAIhh03A/United-States-and-European-Union-Lead-Way-in-Global-Shark-Conservation.php)
    • United States and European Union Lead Way in Global Shark Conservation - October 14, 2009 by Street Insider - ...in U.S. waters to be landed with their fins naturally attached and close other loopholes in existing law. Similar legislation (S.850) is currently pending in the U.S. Senate. This month, Spain announced a prohibition on the catch, landing and comm

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      As noted by Street Insider on October 14, 2009, "...in U.S. waters to be landed with their fins naturally attached and close other loopholes in existing law. Similar legislation (S.850) is currently pending in the U.S. Senate. This month, Spain announced a prohibition on the catch, landing and comm" (http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/United+States+and+European+Union+Lead+Way+in+Global+Shark+Conservation/5020033.html)
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