Dingell–Johnson Act

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The Dingell–Johnson Act, also called the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act, is a United States federal law (16 U.S.C. §§ 777777l) from 1950 that authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance for state fish restoration and management plans and projects.[1] The Act has been amended 11 times, the last time in 1992.


  1. ^ "Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act". Federal Wildlife Laws Handbook. Center for Wildlife Law, University of New Mexico School of Law. n.d. Archived from the original on 2007-11-18. Retrieved 2008-01-20.