H.R.1237 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit grants for the national estuary program to be used for the development and implementation of a comprehensive conservation and management plan, to reauthorize appropriations to carry out the program, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: H.R.1237 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to add Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana and Mississippi, and Mississippi Sound, Mississippi, to the list of estuaries to be given priority consideration for inclusion in the National Estuary Program.
Passed House amended (05/08/2000)
Requires grants made under the National Estuary Program to be used for activities necessary for the development and implementation of conservation and management plans (currently, for research and other technical work necessary for the development of such plans).
Reauthorizes appropriations for the Program for FY 2000 through 2004.