Text: S.2033 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/17/2005)


109th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2033


To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 17, 2005

Mr. Kennedy (for himself and Mr. Kerry) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Taunton River, Massachusetts.

Section 3(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274(a)) is amended—

(1) by designating the undesignated paragraph relating to the White Salmon River as paragraph (167); and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(168) TAUNTON RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS.—The segment downstream from the headwaters of the Taunton River, from the confluence of the Town River and the Matfield River in Bridgewater to the Mount Hope Bay in the city of Fall River, Massachusetts.”.


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