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H.R. 5381 (109th): National Fish Hatchery System Volunteer Act of 2006


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10/16/2006--Public Law. National Fish Hatchery System Volunteer Act of 2006 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to accept gifts for the benefit of the National Fish Hatchery System, allowing restrictive or affirmative covenants or conditions of servitude. Allows the gifts and their proceeds to be spent without further appropriation.

Directs the Secretary, subject to the availability of appropriations, to: (1) carry out volunteer enhancement pilot projects at one or more System facilities; and (2) develop guidance for hatchery education programs.

Authorizes the Secretary to approve community partnership enhancement projects and programs for a System facility.

Directs the Secretary to develop guidance for the hatchery education programs to further the mission of the system and the purposes of individual hatcheries. Authorizes the Secretary to develop or enhance hatchery education programs.