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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedMarch 5th, 2009

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Title

Working Waterfront Preservation Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to establish a grant program to ensure waterfront access for commercial fisherman, and for other purposes.

Summary

Working Waterfront Preservation Act of 2009 - Amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to award a grant to a state or local government of a coastal state, a nonprofit organization, or a fishing cooperative for projects to: (1) acquire real property in a coastal state to provide access to commercial fishermen or persons in the aquaculture industry to coastal waters in working waterfront areas; or (2) make improvements to real property owned by an eligible entity in a coastal state to provide access to such persons to coastal waters in working waterfront areas.

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