Bill would renew funds for boating, fishing

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U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., last week introduced a bill to reauthorize the Sport Fish and Boating Safety Account.

The account provides funds for pumpouts, the federal Boating Infrastructure Grant program, boating safety programs, fish hatcheries and boat access.

The bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.

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