Young Fisherman’s Development Act Approved by Senate Committee, Subject Now to Full Senate Vote
Senate Bill 496, the Young Fishermen’s Development Act was passed the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on July 24. The mark-up and approval out of committee to a vote of the full Senate was cheered by members of the Fishing Communities Coalition (FCC), who have supported the effort from the beginning.
From every coast over the past several years, young fishermen have been meeting with Congress members to support the legislation and unify current piecemeal training efforts into a cohesive, national initiative to...
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