Summary: H.R.3614 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (10/12/1988)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to prepare a comprehensive river conservation study for a specified segment (study area) of the Columbia River, Washington. Requires the study to identify and evaluate the outstanding features of the study area and its environment, including fish and wildlife, geologic, scenic, recreational, natural, historical, and cultural values, and examine alternatives for their preservation. Requires the Secretary to consult with State, local, and tribal governments with respect to the study and to provide for public comment.

Prohibits any Federal agency, for a period of eight years after enactment of this Act, from constructing any dam, channel, or navigation project within the study area. Sets forth other requirements with respect to such study area.

Authorizes appropriations.