HR 2111

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2111

To ensure that proper information gathering and planning are undertaken to secure the preservation and recovery of the salmon and steelhead of the Columbia River Basin in a manner that protects and enhances local communities, ensures effective expenditure of Federal resources, and maintains reasonably priced, reliable power, to direct the Secretary of Commerce to seek scientific analysis of Federal efforts to restore salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 3, 2011

Mr. MCDERMOTT (for himself, Mr. PETRI, Mr. ANDREWS, Ms. HIRONO, Mr. MORAN, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. STARK, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. HONDA, and Mrs. CAPPS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To ensure that proper information gathering and planning are undertaken to secure the preservation and recovery of the salmon and steelhead of the Columbia River Basin in a manner that protects and enhances local communities, ensures effective expenditure of Federal resources, and maintains reasonably priced, reliable power, to direct the Secretary of Commerce to seek scientific analysis of Federal efforts to restore salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.

SEC. 3. SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS OF FEDERAL SALMON RECOVERY ACTIONS.

SEC. 4. STUDY OF RAIL, HIGHWAY, AND BARGE IMPROVEMENTS.

SEC. 5. STUDY OF ENERGY REPLACEMENT.

SEC. 6. STUDY OF LOWER SNAKE RIVER RIVERFRONT REVITALIZATION.

SEC. 7. STUDY OF IRRIGATION PROTECTIONS.

SEC. 8. AUTHORIZATION AND STUDY OF SALMON RECOVERY.

SEC. 9. DEFINITIONS.

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