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house Bill H.R. 2463

Shark Sales Elimination Act of 2017

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Shark Sales Elimination Act of 2017

Official Title

To prohibit the sale of shark parts, and for other purposes.


Shark Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark parts or any product containing shark parts.A person may possess a shark part that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances. Penalties are imposed for violations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

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      house Committees
      Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedMay 16th, 2017