Protect Environmental Standards for Fisheries
(H. Amdt. 262 to H.R. 1335)
Date:June 1, 2015
Issue:Ensuring Healthy Soil & Clean Water: Healthy Fisheries
155 votes for
223 votes against
The Right Vote Was a Yes Vote
This amendment would have preserved the requirement in the Magnuson-Stevens Act for local fisheries management councils to get independent assessment of their plans’ environmental impact, rather than allowing plans to be fast-tracked in order to circumvent existing environmental laws.
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