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H.R.2706 Billfish Conservation Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 05, 2012 Became Public Law No: 112-183.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

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    • National Coalition for Marine Conservation

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    • Keep America Fishing

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    • On July 31, 2011, by libbypw - This bill is fishy. Looks like another Green agenda bill. Green is the new Red.

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    • Objective Route du Rhum La Banque Postale: Gitana 11 en escale ... - July 28, 2012 by moeuyyqu - The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451 and H.R. 2706), introduced into Congress on July 29th of this year, would close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their sale and importation (excluding Hawaii and the Pacific ...

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      As noted by moeuyyqu on July 28, 2012, "The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451 and H.R. 2706), introduced into Congress on July 29th of this year, would close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their sale and importation (excluding Hawaii and the Pacific ..." (/url?q=http://odoaoeevpy.exblog.jp/16510112/&sa=U&ei=EioVUNizM4WS9gSE0YGACA&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHtphQfVzQJIHxDBML0rs683PTygw)
    • Volvo Ocean Race: Puma galley gets a going over : aryrjochne - July 19, 2012 by gyocasba - The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451 and H.R. 2706), introduced into Congress on July 29th of this year, would close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their sale and importation (excluding Hawaii and the Pacific ...

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      As noted by gyocasba on July 19, 2012, "The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451 and H.R. 2706), introduced into Congress on July 29th of this year, would close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their sale and importation (excluding Hawaii and the Pacific ..." (/url?q=http://upazuajy.exblog.jp/16412244/&sa=U&ei=HoAOULrqLqOg2gWo7IBo&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEkmVsGM1NTK_dlEmz2PxnLv5eXjA)
    • USA. Guy Harvey joins effort to take Marlin off the menu : uuaosesyto - July 19, 2012 by thuyaareha - The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451 and H.R. 2706), introduced into Congress on July 29th of this year, would close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their sale and importation (excluding Hawaii ...

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      As noted by thuyaareha on July 19, 2012, "The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451 and H.R. 2706), introduced into Congress on July 29th of this year, would close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their sale and importation (excluding Hawaii ..." (/url?q=http://pyoyyahptu.exblog.jp/16407293/&sa=U&ei=HoAOULrqLqOg2gWo7IBo&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFdCrkb7CGtPwo26DUfpYqEJVgpaw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • United States: Consolidated Attribute Reduction Regulations - July 19, 2012 by Mondaq - 14 I.R.C. § 108(b)(3)(B). 19 See supra note 2. 20 S. 1331, 108th Cong. (1st Sess. 2003); and H.R. 2706, 108th Cong. (1st Sess. 2003). Both bills were referred to Committee prior to the issuance of the Consolidated 108 Regulations. 21 Treas. Reg.

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      As noted by Mondaq on July 19, 2012, "14 I.R.C. § 108(b)(3)(B). 19 See supra note 2. 20 S. 1331, 108th Cong. (1st Sess. 2003); and H.R. 2706, 108th Cong. (1st Sess. 2003). Both bills were referred to Committee prior to the issuance of the Consolidated 108 Regulations. 21 Treas. Reg." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/187806/tax+authorities/Consolidated+Attribute+Reduction+Regulations)
    • Be Part of the Solution, Make Your Voice Heard - April 12, 2012 by FishingWorld.com - The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451) and (H.R. 2706) will close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their harvest and importation, helping to restore billfish populations and improve recreational fishing opportunities.

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      As noted by FishingWorld.com on April 12, 2012, "The Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 (S. 1451) and (H.R. 2706) will close U.S. commercial markets to Pacific billfish, preventing their harvest and importation, helping to restore billfish populations and improve recreational fishing opportunities." (http://fishingworld.com/News/Read.php?ArtID=000031274)
    • Billfish Conservation Act needs Senate support now - February 19, 2012 by NJ.com - The Billfish Conservation Act has broad bipartisan support in both the House of Representatives (HR 2706) and Senate (S1451). It would prohibit the sale of all billfish species other than swordfish in the U.S. with an exception of traditional ...

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      As noted by NJ.com on February 19, 2012, "The Billfish Conservation Act has broad bipartisan support in both the House of Representatives (HR 2706) and Senate (S1451). It would prohibit the sale of all billfish species other than swordfish in the U.S. with an exception of traditional ..." (http://www.nj.com/shore/blogs/fishing/index.ssf/2012/02/billfish_conservation_act_need.html)
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