H.R.3296 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require the President to develop a Fish and Wildlife Response Plan, and for other purposes.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-5] (Introduced 09/19/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Public Works and Transportation; Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Latest Action:||11/09/1989 See H.R.1465. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3296 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/19/1989)
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) to require the President to develop a Fish and Wildlife Response Plan. Specifies that such Plan shall include: (1) establishment of procedures, assignment of duties and responsibilities among Federal departments and agencies, and identification of resources to ensure rapid and effective response in protecting, rescuing, and monitoring fish and wildlife threatened or injured by oil or hazardous substance discharges; (2) identification and prioritization of habitats critical to the survival of fish and wildlife which are at substantial risk of damage from such a discharge; (3) establishment of procedures to provide and train personnel to protect, rescue, and rehabilitate fish and wildlife in case of such a discharge; (4) establishment of procedures to procure and maintain facilities, equipment, and supplies for the protection and rescue of threatened or injured fish and wildlife; and (5) establishment of procedures to maintain a communications network among Federal, State, and local governmental agencies and private entities engaged in activities under the Plan.
Requires the President: (1) to revise the National Contingency Plan under the FWPCA and (2) to report to the Congress annually concerning the activities of Federal agencies responsible for implementing the Fish and Wildlife Response Plan.