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Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and TransportationIntroducedFebruary 25th, 2010
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South Atlantic Red Snapper Fishery Protection Act
A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to study the South Atlantic red snapper fishery and to limit the authority of the Secretary to promulgate any interim rules for the fishery and for other purposes.
South Atlantic Red Snapper Fishery Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a benchmark stock assessment of the South Atlantic red snapper fishery and report to Congress. Prohibits the Secretary from promulgating any interim rule under specified provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that prohibits fishing in the South Atlantic red snapper fishery before such report demonstrates the need for interim or final rules. Prohibits any interim rule that was promulgated before enactment of this Act from having any force or effect.