100 STAT. 3706
PUBLIC LAW 99-659—NOV. 14, 1986
Public Law 99-659 99th Congress Nov. 14, 1986 [S. 991]
To amend certain provisions of the law regarding the fisheries of the United States, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
TITLE I—FISHERIES CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT SEC. 101. UNITED STATES RIGHTS AND AUTHORITY REGARDING FISH AND FISHERY RESOURCES WITHIN THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE. (a) DEFINITION OF EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE.—Section 3 of the
97 Stat. 1557.
Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (hereinafter in this title referred to as the "Act") (16 U.S.C. 1802) is amended— (1) by striking out paragraph (8); (2) by redesignating paragraphs (6) and (7) as paragraphs (7) and (8), respectively; and (3) by inserting immediately after paragraph (5) the following new paragraph: "(6) The term 'exclusive economic zone' means the zone established by Proclamation Numbered 5030, dated March 10, 1983. For purposes of applying this Act, the inner boundary of that zone is a line coterminous with the seaward boundary of each of the coastal States.". (b) AUTHORITY REGARDING EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE.—Title I of
the Act (16 U.S.C. 1811-1813) is amended to read as follows: "TITLE I—UNITED STATES RIGHTS AND AUTHORITY REGARDING FISH AND FISHERY RESOURCES Claims. 16 USC 1811.
"SEC. 101. UNITED STATES SOVEREIGN RIGHTS TO FISH AND FISHERY MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY.
"(a) I N THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE.—Except as provided in section 102, the United States claims, and will exercise in the manner provided for in this Act, sovereign rights and exclusive fishery management authority over all fish, and all Continental Shelf fishery resources, within the exclusive economic zone. "(b) BEYOND THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE.—The United States claims, and will exercise in the manner provided for in this Act, exclusive fishery management authority over the following: "(1) All anadromous species throughout the migratory range of each such species beyond the exclusive economic zone; except that that management authority does not extend to any such species during the time they are found within any foreign nation's territorial sea or exclusive economic zone (or the