H.R.4477 - Boating Improvement Act of 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Studds, Gerry E. [D-MA-10] (Introduced 05/24/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 103-849 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||10/07/1994 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 467.|
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Summary: H.R.4477 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to House amended (10/07/1994)
Boating Improvement Act of 1994 - Amends the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act to increase the amounts transferred from State fish restoration and management project appropriations for grants for recreational boating safety programs. Revises funding from the same appropriations for grants to coastal and inland States for: (1) the construction and renovation of pumpout stations and waste reception facilities; and (2) education of recreational boaters about the problems of human body waste discharges from vessels.
Revises the amount the Secretary of Transportation shall expend from the Boat Safety Account for State recreational boating safety programs.
Authorizes eligible States to submit plans to the Secretary of the Interior for the construction and renovation of public facilities for transient nontrailerable vessels. Authorizes grants for such purposes.