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CS/CS/CS/SB 680: Shark Fins

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Commerce and Tourism ; Environment and Natural Resources ; Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Stewart ; Berman ; Book

Shark Fins; Citing this act as the “Kristin Jacobs Ocean Conservation Act”; prohibiting the import, export, and sale of shark fins in this state; providing exceptions; requiring the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to evaluate the potential economic impacts to the commercial shark fishing industry in this state; requiring the commission to review the potential impact on shark populations; requiring a report to the Legislature by a specified date; authorizing the Legislature to impose a ban on the domestic production of shark fins based upon the findings of the report, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/12/2020 Senate - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 828
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/28/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 52
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 02/03/20, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
2/3/2020 Senate • CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 240
2/5/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/6/2020 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism
• CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time -SJ 245
2/13/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/18/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/18/2020 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/19/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 328
2/21/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2020 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/20 -SJ 411
• CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 375
3/4/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 411
3/5/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 446
• Amendment(s) adopted (897886, 909264) -SJ 446, 447
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 447
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 513
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 513
3/6/2020 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 810
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20
• Received -HJ 810
3/9/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 952
• Amendment(s) adopted (086459, 653561) -HJ 952,953
• Read 3rd time -HJ 953
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 119 NAYS 1 -HJ 954
3/9/2020 Senate • In returning messages
3/12/2020 Senate • Concurred in 2 amendment(s) (086459, 653561) -SJ 831
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 831, 832
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 828