Council and Advisory Bodies: Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee is a standing committee of the Council (all members are also Council members). David Hanson is the Chair of the Legislative Committee, which also includes Herb Pollard, Marc Gorelnik, Rich Lincoln, and Christa Svensson.

The Legislative Committee tracks Federal (and, rarely, state) legislation that affects fishery management off the West Coast. The committee drafts letters responding to Congressional requests for comment.

Council Correspondence on MSA Reauthorization

The Magnuson‐Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA) is the principal law governing marine fisheries in the United States.

Letters on other Legislative Issues