Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

New England Fishery Resources Restoration Act of 1990

New England Fishery Resources Restoration Act of 1990 -- (Section 111 of P.L 101-593; 104 Stat. 2960, 16 U.S.C. 777e-1, enacted November 16, 1990) The purposes of this Act are to: ensure timely and effective implementation of restoration plans and programs for Atlantic salmon and other fishery resources in New England river systems, require a study of fish passage impediments and requirements on New England rivers and streams, and require an inventory of fish and wildlife habitat and other natural areas of New England river basins.

Responsibilities assigned to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are to:

The legislative history includes Congressional Record text: section 111 of H.R. 3338; page H12345, October 27, 1990, reporting passage in the House; and pages S17170-17171, October 26, 1990, reporting passage in the Senate.

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