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Introduced in Senate (05/15/1985)

Amends the Flood Control Act of 1936 to direct the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to design, construct, operate, and maintain facilities at Townshend Dam, West River, Vermont, to enable salmon to bypass that dam and Ball Mountain Dam.

Requires, prior to such construction, that non-Federal interests hold the United States harmless for any damages incurred in the construction and operation of such facilities, and provide all necessary lands, easements, rights-of-way, and relocations.

Authorizes appropriations.