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AB 376 ( Fong )

Shark fins.

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Status:
Chaptered Oct. 7, 2011
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Appropriations
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Tax levy
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No
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Location: Governor Governor
Oct. 7, 2011
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
Sept. 14, 2011
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
Sept. 9, 2011
 Version: Enrolled
Sept. 7, 2011
In Assembly. Ordered to Engrossing and Enrolling.
Sept. 6, 2011
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 25
Noes: 9
Abstain: 6
Sept. 6, 2011
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 25. Noes 9. Page 2309.).
Aug. 31, 2011
Aug. 29, 2011
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 25, 2011
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (August 25).
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 5
Noes: 2
Abstain: 2
Aug. 15, 2011
In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 8
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
July 6, 2011
In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
June 28, 2011
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 28). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Sen Natural Resources and Water
Ayes: 9
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
 Vote: Sen Natural Resources and Water
Ayes: 7
Noes: 0
Abstain: 2
 Vote: Sen Natural Resources and Water
Ayes: 8
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
June 24, 2011
June 14, 2011
In committee: Set, first hearing. Testimony taken. Further hearing to be set.
June 10, 2011
June 2, 2011
Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
May 23, 2011
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 65
Noes: 8
Abstain: 7
May 23, 2011
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 65. Noes 8. Page 1493.)
May 20, 2011
May 19, 2011
Read third time and amended. Ordered to third reading. (Page 1433.)
 Version: Amended Assembly
April 8, 2011
April 7, 2011
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
April 6, 2011
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 10. Noes 1.) (April 6).
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 10
Noes: 1
Abstain: 6
April 5, 2011
March 22, 2011
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (March 22). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Asm Water, Parks and Wildlife
Ayes: 13
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
March 21, 2011
March 15, 2011
Re-referred to Com. on W., P. & W.
March 14, 2011
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on W., P. & W. Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Feb. 24, 2011
Referred to Com. on W., P. & W.
Feb. 15, 2011
From printer. May be heard in committee March 17.
Feb. 14, 2011
Read first time. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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Shark fin soup still on some Sacramento-area restaurant menus
Sacramento Bee, March 4, 2012
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Shark fin soup still on some Sacramento-area restaurant menus
Sacramento Bee, March 4, 2012
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Obama at restaurant that still serves shark fin
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 17, 2012
... dollars per pound - were outlawed in California after a roiling debate that accompanied passage of AB376 by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, last year. The legislation bans what supporters said was a legacy of horrific cruelty and deep ecological impacts on the species with t ...

President Obama wades into shark fin soup fracas
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 16, 2012
"> President Obama wades into shark fin soup fracas Carla Marinucci San Francisco Chronicle February 16, 2012 04:00 AM Copyright San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Thursday, February 16, 2012 Print E-mail del.icio.us Slashdot Digg Fark Technorati Newsvine Reddit Google Bookmarks LinkedIn ...

Lawmakers busy micromanaging us
Victorville Daily Press, Jan. 3, 2012
... n't the Legislature just let parents raise their children without micromanaging everything? • AB 376 is by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View. It makes it unlawful for "any person to possess, sell, offer for sale, trade or distribute a shark fin." The sharks supposedly a ...

Gay history and immigrant aid laws to take effect in California
Bay Area News Group - East Bay, Jan. 2, 2012
... and Guam in banning the sale, trade and possession of shark fins, used in an Asian delicacy, under AB376 by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino. It becomes illegal to carry an exposed and unloaded handgun in a public place under AB144 by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, D-La Canad ...

Editorial: Lawmakers busy micromanaging our lives
Orange County Register - Editorial, Jan. 1, 2012
... hy can't the Legislature just let parents raise their kids without micromanaging everything? •AB376 is by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View. It makes it unlawful for "any person to possess, sell, offer for sale, trade or distribute a shark fin." The sharks supposedly a ...

Laying down the laws
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 1, 2012
... before returning to competition. (Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, D-Castro Valley)ENVIRONMENTShark finsAB 376 bans possession, sale or distribution of shark fins in California, with limited exceptions. (Assemblymen Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, and Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael)Renewable ene ...

California 745 new laws cover everything from soup to tanning beds
Ventura County Star, Dec. 31, 2011
... at overfishing has resulted in a 90 percent decline of shark populations worldwide. Under the law, AB 376 by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Mountain View, restaurants will be able to continue selling shark fin soup in 2012 if it is made from ingredients that were purchased before Jan. ...

Hundreds of new state laws take effect Jan. 1
Victorville Daily Press, Dec. 31, 2011
... n and Guam in banning the sale, trade and possession of shark fins. Gov. Jerry Brown said he signed AB 376, by Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, to protect the world's dwindling shark population, over objections that the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some Asia ...



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