H.R.4369 - International Fisheries Agreement Clarification Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.4369 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (12/16/2009)
International Fisheries Agreement Clarification Act - Amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to recognize the United States-Canada Transboundary Resource Sharing Understanding (and other similar fishery management Understandings) as an international agreement under such Act.
States that: (1) annual fishing level recommendations for fishery stocks under such Understandings may be exceeded as long as the fishing mortality level allows for progress toward rebuilding affected fish stocks; (2) the 10-year fishery rebuilding requirement shall not apply to such stocks; and (3) this Act shall apply to fishing years beginning after April 30, 2010.