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S. 3095 - Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016

Animals. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit sale of shark fins and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016

S. 3095 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prohibit sale of shark fins and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit sale of shark fins and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016
  • Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016
Sponsor
Cory A. Booker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Animals
  • Animal protection and human-animal relationships
  • Fishes
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Trade restrictions
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/23/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/23/2016
6/23/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
6/23/2016Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$370,120
$65,411
$5,398,859
$750
$547,752
$960,456
$7,343,348
$0
24 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016

24 organizations supported this bill

American Cetacean Society
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
American Littoral Society
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Animal Welfare Institute
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Aquarium of the Bay
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Blue Frontier Campaign
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Born Free USA
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Defenders of Wildlife
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Earthjustice
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Endangered Species Coalition
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Environment America
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Environmental Investigation Agency
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Food Empowerment Project
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Greenpeace
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 23). Letter of Support for Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act. Retrieved June 24, 2016, from PR Newswire.
Heal the Bay
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Humane Society of the United States
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 23). Letter of Support for Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act. Retrieved June 24, 2016, from PR Newswire.
League of Conservation Voters
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
LUSH Cosmetics
Shark Stewards (2016, October 21). SHARK STEWARDS JOINS WITH LUSH COSMETICS TO END SHARK FIN TRADE. Retrieved October 24, 2016, from Shark Stewards.
Oceana
Oceana (2016, June 23). Congress introduces legislation to ban trade of shark fins in US. Retrieved June 24, 2016, from Oceana.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 23). Letter of Support for Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act. Retrieved June 24, 2016, from PR Newswire.
Shark Stewards
Shark Stewards (2016, October 21). SHARK STEWARDS JOINS WITH LUSH COSMETICS TO END SHARK FIN TRADE. Retrieved October 24, 2016, from Shark Stewards.
Sierra Club
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Wildcoast
undersigned organizations (2016, September 22). Environmental Groups' Letter to Senators and Representatives. Retrieved September 22, 2016, from AWI.
Wildlife Conservation Society
Wildlife Conservation Society (2016, June 23). WCS Statement on Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2016, from Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$34,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$70,200$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$179,788$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$486,913$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$114,179$0
Roy BluntRMO$118,030$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$225,012$0
John BoozmanRAR$200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$4,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$154,121$0
Richard BurrRNC$30,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$141,924$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$13,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$37,908$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,950$0
Bob CaseyDPA$50,837$0
Bill CassidyRLA$52,049$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$31,450$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$56,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$31,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$5,500$0
John CornynRTX$12,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$11,167$0
Mike CrapoRID$21,600$0
Ted CruzRTX$15,800$0
Steve DainesRMT$50,350$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$34,096$0
Dick DurbinDIL$73,611$0
Mike EnziRWY$14,450$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$54,772$0
Deb FischerRNE$250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$23,900$0
Al FrankenDMN$126,268$0
Cory GardnerRCO$4,250$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$102,582$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$55,963$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$57,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$288,319$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$3,222$0
Dean HellerRNV$8,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,426$0
John HoevenRND$500$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$13,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$14,600$0
Tim KaineDVA$318,513$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$49,570$0
Mark KirkRIL$20,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$22,772$0
James LankfordROK$13,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$40,668$0
Mike LeeRUT$5,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$8,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$412,706$0
John McCainRAZ$9,600$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$41,622$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$51,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$59,755$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$162,255$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$30,620$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,300$0
Chris MurphyDCT$141,446$0
Patty MurrayDWA$146,350$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$98,393$0
Rand PaulRKY$8,100$0
David PerdueRGA$5,200$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$522,389$0
Rob PortmanROH$129,325$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$19,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$28,000$0
Jim RischRID$11,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$9,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$6,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$53,338$0
Bernie SandersIVT$53,147$0
Ben SasseRNE$10,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$293,164$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$176,028$0
Tim ScottRSC$26,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$224,813$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$59,647$0
Dan SullivanRAK$2,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$273,585$0
John ThuneRSD$25,625$0
Thom TillisRNC$6,100$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$51,925$0
Tom UdallDNM$188,144$0
David VitterRLA$24,300$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$72,438$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$215,246$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$131,560$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$169,728$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$34,300$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$70,200$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$179,788$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$486,913$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$114,179$0
Roy BluntRMO$118,030$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$225,012$0
John BoozmanRAR$200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$4,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$154,121$0
Richard BurrRNC$30,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$141,924$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$13,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$37,908$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,950$0
Bob CaseyDPA$50,837$0
Bill CassidyRLA$52,049$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$31,450$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$56,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$31,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$5,500$0
John CornynRTX$12,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$11,167$0
Mike CrapoRID$21,600$0
Ted CruzRTX$15,800$0
Steve DainesRMT$50,350$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$34,096$0
Dick DurbinDIL$73,611$0
Mike EnziRWY$14,450$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$54,772$0
Deb FischerRNE$250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$23,900$0
Al FrankenDMN$126,268$0
Cory GardnerRCO$4,250$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$102,582$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$55,963$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$57,050$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$288,319$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$3,222$0
Dean HellerRNV$8,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$38,426$0
John HoevenRND$500$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$13,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$14,600$0
Tim KaineDVA$318,513$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$49,570$0
Mark KirkRIL$20,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$22,772$0
James LankfordROK$13,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$40,668$0
Mike LeeRUT$5,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$8,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$412,706$0
John McCainRAZ$9,600$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$41,622$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$51,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$59,755$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$162,255$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$30,620$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,300$0
Chris MurphyDCT$141,446$0
Patty MurrayDWA$146,350$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$98,393$0
Rand PaulRKY$8,100$0
David PerdueRGA$5,200$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$522,389$0
Rob PortmanROH$129,325$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$19,700$0
Harry ReidDNV$28,000$0
Jim RischRID$11,700$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$9,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$6,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$53,338$0
Bernie SandersIVT$53,147$0
Ben SasseRNE$10,200$0
Brian SchatzDHI$293,164$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$176,028$0
Tim ScottRSC$26,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$224,813$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$59,647$0
Dan SullivanRAK$2,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$273,585$0
John ThuneRSD$25,625$0
Thom TillisRNC$6,100$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$51,925$0
Tom UdallDNM$188,144$0
David VitterRLA$24,300$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$72,438$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$215,246$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$131,560$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$169,728$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Toiletries & cosmetics$960,456
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Animal Rights$370,120
Amusement parks$65,411
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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