Summary: S.1825 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1825. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (12/13/2001)

Pacific Salmon Recovery Act - Requires the Secretary of Commerce, subject to appropriations, to provide financial assistance for salmon conservation and habitat restoration activities to eligible States (Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California, and Idaho) and tribal governments in such States. Allocates 85 percent of assistance per fiscal year equally among such States and 15 percent among eligible tribal governments.

Requires eligible States to submit a Salmon Conservation and Salmon Habitat Restoration Plan and eligible tribal governments to enter into memoranda of understanding with the Secretary regarding use of such assistance. Requires such plans and memoranda to be revised to reflect when any salmon species may be or is listed as endangered or threatened.

Requires projects funded within the Columbia River Basin to be consistent with the Northwest Power Planning Council's Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program.

Requires funds allocated to an eligible State to be: (1) used only within its borders; and (2) matched by 25 percent nonfederal funds.

Requires the Secretary to prescribe requirements for expedited peer review of science-based activities in the spending plans.

Directs States and eligible tribal governments to provide for public participation in the use of such assistance.