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Amendments to H.R. 200 - Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act

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Washington, July 11, 2018 | comments
Don Young (R-AK) - Manager's Amendment No. 1 - Strikes sections 302(c) and 307, and modifies sections 205, 207, 304, 306, 406, and 408. The amendment also includes a new section regarding voting procedures for the Western Alaska Community Development Quota Program’s administrative panel.
Adopted Voice Y      N

Courtney (D-CT) - Amendment No. 2 - Creates an industry-based pilot trawl survey for the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council regions.
Adopted Voice   Y      N
Langevin (D-RI) - Amendment No. 3 - Provides voting representation for Rhode Island on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC).
Rejected Voice Y      N     
Huffman (D-CA) - Amendment No. 4 - Ensures that rebuilding plans are successful in rebuilding overfished fish stocks.
Rejected Voice Y N     
Webster (R-FL) [on behalf of Frankel (D-FL)] - Amendment No. 5 - Waives compensatory mitigation requirements for maintenance dredging projects in certain inland waterways, inlets, or harbors
Adopted Voice Y      N
Garret Graves (R-LA) - Amendment No. 6 - Requires the Comptroller General to submit a report to Congress on resource rent of LAPPs in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils, ways to the Treasury can reclaim that resource rent, and ways to eliminate fiduciary conflicts of interest in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Councils.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Keating (D-MA) - Amendment No. 7 - Directs the Secretary to submit a plan to establish fully operational electronic monitoring and reporting procedures for the Northeast Multispecies Fishery.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Poliquin (R-ME) - Amendment No. 8 - Requires NOAA to conduct a study on all fees it charges the lobster industry and report those findings to Congress.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Zeldin (R-NY) - Amendment No. 9 - Lifts the ban on striped bass fishing in the Block Island transit zone between Montauk, NY and Block Island, RI.
Adopted Voice     N
Keating (D-MA) - Amendment No. 10 - Directs the Secretary to use funds collected from penalties and fines for monitoring in addition to traditional enforcement activities.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Gaetz (R-FL) - Amendment No. 11 - Rewards the elimination of lionfish from United States waters by allowing individuals to exchange lionfish for tags authorizing fishing for certain species in addition to the number of such species otherwise authorized to be taken by such individuals.
Adopted Voice Y      N
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