Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Fisheries Administrative Fund for Renewable Energy Projects

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Government
Bill Year: 
2014
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would establish a fisheries administrative fund. The fund would be supported through an annual fee imposed on the lease of marine submerged lands for renewable energy projects. The fee would be used to create a nonprofit entity representing the interests of Rhode Island commercial and recreational fishing in fisheries management and in the development and operation of renewable energy facilities in marine waters used regularly by Rhode Islanders.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill