H.R. 3503 (111th): Salmon Solutions and Planning Act


Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

7/31/2009--Introduced.Salmon Solutions and Planning Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences for scientific analysis of federal salmon recovery efforts, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 31, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3503”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (40D, 1R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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