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senate Bill S. 713

Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedApril 11th, 2013

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Title

Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act

Official Title

A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.

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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