Fact Sheet

The Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010, H.R. 4914

Congressman Pallone (D-NJ), Congresswoman Pingree (D-ME), and Congresswoman Shea-Porter (D-NH) introduced H.R. 4914, the “Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010” on March 23, 2010.

What is the Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010?

The Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010 is new legislation that creates jobs for fishermen and coastal communities as fish populations rebuild.

What does the Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010 do?

The Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2010 creates a grant program, called the "Coastal Jobs Creation Grant Program", to fund new jobs for fishermen that will promote sustainable fisheries and fishing communities, revitalize waterfronts and improve the ocean environment.

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