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Publication Date: May 2004

Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

Series: RS21799

Topic: Agriculture, forestry and fishing (Fish industry)

Abstract:

The Saltonstall-Kennedy Act established a fund that, among other things, has supported fishery research and development projects, with funding awarded annually on a competitive basis. Recent congressional "earmarks" have preempted the competitive process for awarding funding for industry projects. This report will be updated as this issue evolves.