Key Votes

HB 112 - Gill Net Fishing Ban - Key Vote

Alabama Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Gill Net Fishing Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would ban the use of gill net fishing.

- Establishes that fisherman who surrender the use of their nets before October 2007 will be entitled to 5 payments valued at 30% of their income from gill nets, including an extra $5,000 for those fisherman who earn $25,000 or less (Sec. 4). - Provides two free years of education at any state run Alabama post-secondary institution to those fishermen who surrender their net permits (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Gill Net Fishing Ban