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May 24, 2011

California State Assembly Passed AB 376. Now it is Time to Urge the Senate!

AB 376 (Fong/Huffman) for healthy shark populations & oceans
Image provided by Mauricio Hoyos

Yesterday May 23rd, the California State Assembly passed AB 376 (Fong/Huffman) 65-8. Now the Bill has to pass the Senate before it can be signed into law. It’s time to urge your Senators to support this very important Bill that promotes healthy shark populations and oceans.  

Don’t know who your Senator is? Click here to find out. 

The goal of AB 376 is to save sharks and the oceans by banning the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins in California.   To learn more about this very important issue please click here.

Special thanks to everyone that signed the petitions, made phone calls to your assembly members, and helped spread the word!