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Short Titles as Introduced

National Fishery Resource Conservation System Act of 1990

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Official Title as Introduced

To establish a National Fishery Conservation System administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to maintain and develop self-sustaining fish populations for the continued benefit of recreational, commercial, and tribal users and the general public, educational, and for other purposes.


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Date
10/26/1990Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
10/27/1990Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment.
Action By: Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
10/26/1990Referred to the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/26/1990Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries10/26/1990 Referred to
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment10/27/1990 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/26/1990)

National Fishery Resource Conservation System Act of 1990 - Establishes within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service the National Fishery Resource Conservation System (NFRCS) consisting of discrete units of fish habitat that are to be provided protection, conservation, and management by appropriate entities.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) encourage the States to use specified Federal grants to acquire fish habitat; and (2) promulgate regulations to govern administration of the NFRCS.

Establishes the Fishery Resource Conservation Board to: (1) advise the Secretary regarding essential fish habitat; (2) coordinate activities with Federal, State, tribal, local, and other organizations regarding fish habitat; and (3) submit annual recommendations to the Secretary regarding fish habitat areas which should be protected.

Requires the Secretary to submit an annual status report, including a habitat priority acquisition list, to the Congress.

Authorizes the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to annually sell a series of collectible fishery artwork, and to use the funds generated for fishery resources conservation. Authorizes the Service and the Foundation to use contributions for fishery conservation purposes. Authorizes appropriations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.