Summary: S.703 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (12/08/2001)

Extends, for an additional 20 years, the effective period of the consent of Congress to the interstate compact relating to the restoration of Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River Basin and creating the Connecticut River Atlantic Salmon Commission. Authorizes appropriations to carry out the activities of the Connecticut River Atlantic Salmon Commission through FY 2010.

Amends the Miscellaneous Appropriations Act, 2001, to revise the formula for financing the fishing capacity reduction program for crab fisheries included in the Fishery Management Plan for Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands.