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HB 2583 - Shark Feeding Penalty Increase - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Shark Feeding Penalty Increase

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (23-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Shark Feeding Penalty Increase

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that increases penalties for feeding sharks in state marine waters beginning July 1, 2010.

Highlights:
-Increases the fine for feeding sharks in state marine waters from $500 to at least $5,000 but no more than $15,000 (Sec. 1). -Requries the state to impound and dispose of marine vessels used for shark feeding (Sec. 1). -Requires the owner of the impounded vessel to pay for the cost of impounding and disposing of the vessel (Sec. 2). -Specifies that each day of violation will be counted as a separate offense (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (50-0) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Shark Feeding Penalty Increase

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