The Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act of 1950

The Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act of 1950, now referred to as the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777 et seq.), as amended by the Deficit Reduction and Control Act of 1984 (P.L. 98-369), the Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Act of 1987 (P.L. 100-17), the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1987 (P.L. 100-448), the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (P.L. 105-178), the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs Improvement Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-408), the Surface Transportation Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-88), SAFETEA-LU, and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (P.L. 117-58), which expires in Fiscal Year (FY) 2026, authorizes assistance to the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands (States) to carry out projects to restore, enhance, and manage sport fishery resources. In addition to sport fishery projects, these acts allow for the development and maintenance of boating access facilities and aquatic education programs.

16 U.S.C. 777
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