Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the sale, trade or possession of shark fins or tails.
Prohibits the possession, sale, trade, or distribution of shark fins or tails (Sec. 2). -Defines "shark fin" as any of the following (Sec. 2):
The raw, dried, or otherwise processed detached fin of a shark; or
The raw, dried, or otherwise processed detached tail of a shark.
Exempts individuals who hold a license or permit from the Department of Fish and Game to possess shark fins for scientific, educational, recreational, or commercial purposes from the provisions of this act (Sec. 2).
Authorizes restaurants to possess, sell, offer for sale, trade, or distribute shark fins possessed by that restaurant that are prepared for consumption until January 1, 2013 (Sec. 2).