Magnuson Reauthorization draft bill released for House hearing today
NEWS-- February 4, 2014 -- The preliminary markup bill for the reauthorization of Magnuson has been released prior to the House Committee on Natural Resources hearing today.
The major elements in the bill are as follows:
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