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Legislative History and Digest of S.39

PUBLIC LAW: 104-297, (became law 10/11/96)

SPONSOR: Sen Stevens, (introduced 01/04/95)

Sustainable Fisheries Act
Fisheries Financing Act


A bill to amend the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act to authorize appropriations, to provide for sustainable fisheries, and for other purposes.

The complete bill text is available on Thomas: The Library of Congress Web Site. In Thomas, click on Full Text of Legislation, then 104th Congress Bills, then Search by Bill Number, type in S.39 , hit RUN QUERY, and choose the most recent version.

STATUS: Floor Actions

10/11/96 Public Law 104-297 (10/21/96 CR D1059)
10/04/96 Measure presented to President
10/04/96 Enrolled Measure signed in Senate (CR H12300)
10/03/96 Enrolled Measure signed in House (10/4/96 CR H12274)
09/27/96 Measure passed House, roll call #448 (384-30) (CR H11469)
09/27/96 Measure considered in House (CR H11418-11445, H11468-11469)
09/27/96 Measure called up under motion to suspend rules and pass in House (CR H11418)
09/19/96 Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #295 (100-0) (CR S10913)
09/19/96 Measure considered in Senate (CR S10906-10913)
09/18/96 Unanimous consent agreement in Senate to consider Measure on Sept. 19 (CR S10898)
09/18/96 Measure considered in Senate (CR S10794-10827)
09/18/96 Measure called up by unanimous consent in Senate (CR S10794)
08/02/96 Unanimous consent agreement in Senate to consider Measure on Sept. 4 (CR S9663)
05/23/96 Reported to Senate from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, amended, S.Rept. 104-276 (CR S5566)

STATUS: Detailed Legislative History

Senate Actions

Jan 4, 95:
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Mar 4, 95:
Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries. Hearings held at Rockport, Maine. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 104-174.
Mar 28, 96:
Committee on Commerce. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
May 25, 96:
Committee on Commerce. Reported to Senate by Senator Pressler with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 104-276.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 422.
Sep 18, 96:
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Amendment SP 5381 proposed by Senator Snowe to Amedment SP 5382.
Amendment SP 5381 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Amendment SP 5382 proposed by Senator Stevens.
Amendment SP 5382 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Amendment SP 5383 proposed by Senator Hutchison.
Sep 19, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Amendment SP 5383 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 100-0. Record Vote No: 295.
Sep 20, 96:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.

House Action(s)

Sep 27, 96:
Called up by House under suspension of the rules.
Considered by House as unfinished business.
Passed House by Yea-Nay Vote: 384 - 30 (Roll no. 448).

Executive Action(s)

Sep 27, 96:
Cleared for White House.
Oct 4, 96:
Presented to President.
Oct 11, 96:
Became Public Law No: 104-297.
Signed by President.

Source: Library of Congress

Contibuted by Kasey Shewey, AGI Government Affairs, January 6, 1997

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