Accomplishments

Billfish and Shark Conservation Bill – clarifies that the exemption for Marlin and Billfish fishing in Hawaii (as tradition) can only be sold locally and not exported to the other 49 states. Further, the bill ensures protection against shark finning, specifically allowing rulemaking to go forward for the Atlantic smooth dogfish (a type of shark). Passed House by voice vote on 6/25/18 and signed into law on 8/2/2018 as Public Law No: 115-228. 

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