Assent Language - Connecticut

The state of Connecticut assents to the provisions of the Act of Congress titled “Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act”,1 approved September 2, 1937, and the provisions of the Act of Congress titled “Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act”,2 approved August 9, 1950. The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection is authorized and directed to perform such acts as may be necessary to the establishment and operation of cooperative fish and wildlife restoration projects, as defined in said Acts of Congress, in compliance with said acts and with rules and regulations promulgated by the Secretary of the Interior thereunder, and no funds accruing to the state from license, permit, tag and stamp fees, other than the stamp fee paid pursuant to section 26-27b, paid by hunters, trappers and anglers, including, but not limited to, license fees paid by hunters pursuant to sections 26-28, 26-30, 26-31, 26-36, 26-48a, 26-86a and 26-86c, and real or personal property acquired with license, permit, tag and stamp fees, interest, dividends, or other income earned on license, permit, tag and stamp fees shall be diverted for any other purpose than to fund the programs and functions of the Bureau of Natural Resources within the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, in accordance with 50 CFR 80.4.

Citation: C.G.S.A. § 26-15