Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/77

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PUBLIC LAW 101-627—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4467 assessed in an action brought in any appropriate district court of the United States on behalf of the Secretary. (f) REGULATIONS. —The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall issue regulations to implement this section not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, including regulations establishing procedures and requirements for ensuring that tuna products are labeled in accordance with subsection (d). (g) TREATMENT OF FISH CAUGHT WITH DRIFTNETS.— Section 101(a)(2) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1371(a)(2)) is amended— (1) in subparagraph (C) by striking "and" after the semicolon at the end; (2) in subparagraph (D) by striking the period at the end and inserting "; and"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(E)(i) except as provided in clause (ii), in the case of fish or products containing fish harvested by a nation whose fishing vessels engage in high seas driftnet fishing, shall require that the government of the exporting nation provide documentary evidence that the fish or fish product was not harvested with a large-scale driftnet in the South Pacific Ocean after July 1, 1991, or in any other water of the high seas after July 1, 1992, and "(ii) in the case of tuna or a product containing tuna harvested by a nation whose fishing vessels engage in high seas driftnet fishing, shall require that the government of the exporting nation provide documentary evidence that the tuna or tuna product was not harvested with a largescale driftnet anywhere on the high seas after July 1, 1991. For purposes of subparagraph (E), the term "driftnet" has the meaning given such term in section 4003 of the Driftnet Impact Monitoring, Assessment, and Control Act of 1987 (16 U.S.C. 1822 note).", (h) NEGOTIATIONS. — The Secretary of State shall immediately seek, through negotiations and discussions with appropriate foreign governments, to reduce and, as soon as possible, eliminate the practice of harvesting tuna through the use of purse seine nets intentionally deployed to encircle dolphins. (i) EFFECTIVE DATE. — Subsections (d) and (e) shall take effect 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act. TITLE X—FISHERIES COMMISSION REDESIGNATION OF FISHERIES COMMISSION SEC. 1001. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Congress consents to and ap- 16 USC 1802 proves of the amendments described in subsection (b) to the inter- "°*®- state compact which constituted the Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission, approved by the Act of July 24, 1947 (61 Stat. 419; hereinafter in this section referred to as the "compact"). (b) AMENDMENT DESCRIBED. —The amendments referred to in subsection (a) are the amendments approved and ratified before the effective date of this section by the contracting States to the compact, which—