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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-220—DEC. 29, 1987

101 STAT. 1471

(F) Paragraph (1) of section 209(c). (G) Section 210. (2) Paragraph (5) of section 204(c) is amended by striking "ocean and coastal resource" and inserting in lieu thereof "ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources".

33 USC 1128. 33 USC 1129. 33 USC 1123.

(c) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS RELATING TO UNDER SECRETARY OF COMMERCE FOR OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE.—Section 204(c) is

amended by striking "Administrator" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "Under Secretary". SEC. 3105. CONTRACTS AND GRANTS. (a) MINIMIZATION OF PRIOR APPROVAL REQUIREMENTS.—Section

205 (33 U.S.C. 1124) is amended by adding at the end of subsection (d)(1) the following: "Terms, conditions, and requirements imposed by the Secretary under this paragraph shall minimize any requirement of prior Federal approval.". (h) ACCEPTANCE OF FUNDS FROM OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES.—

Section 204(d)(6) is amended by striking "under section 205(a)". SEC. 3106. SEA GRANT STRATEGIC RESEARCH PROGRAM.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 206 (33 U.S.C. 1125) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 206. STRATEGIC MARINE RESEARCH PROGRAM.

"(a) GRANT AND CONTRACT AUTHORITY.—The Under Secretary may make grants and enter into contracts to carry out the strategic research program provided for under this section. A grant or contract may cover up to 100 percent of the cost of the research for which the grant or contract is made or awarded. "(b) STRATEGIC RESEARCH PLAN.—Within 1 year after the effective Federal date of the Marine Science, Technology, and Policy Development Register, Act of 1987, and every 3 years after that date, the Under Secretary publication. shall develop and publish in the Federal Register, a sea grant strategic research plan for the next 3 years. The plan shall— "(1) identify and describe a limited number of priority aresis for strategic research in fields associated with ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources; and "(2) indicate the goals and timetables for the research in those fields. "(c) CONSULTATION AND CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW.—

"(1) (CONSULTATION.—In developing each sea grant strategic research plan, the Under Secretary shall consult with relevant Federal agencies; sea grant directors; other representatives of sea grant colleges, sea grant programs, and sea grant regional consortia; non-governmental marine scientists; and other interested parties, both public and private. "(2) SUBMITTAL TO CONGRESS.—Upon publication of each sea grant strategic research plan under subsection (b), the Under Secretary shall submit the plan to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries of the House of Representatives. "(3) RESTRICTION ON GRANTS AND CONTRACTS.—The Under Secretary shall not make a grant or enter into a contract under this section for priority area research under a strategic research plan before the 45th day after the date of receipt of the plan by the Committees referred to in paragraph (2).