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[120 STAT. 3575]
[120 STAT. 3575]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2006

PUBLIC LAW 109–479—JAN. 12, 2007

120 STAT. 3575

Public Law 109–479 109th Congress An Act To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to authorize activities to promote improved monitoring and compliance for high seas fisheries, or fisheries governed by international fishery management agreements, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the ‘‘MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006’’. (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Jan. 12, 2007 [H.R. 5946]

MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006. 16 USC 1801 note.

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Amendment of Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Sec. 3. Changes in findings and definitions. Sec. 4. Highly migratory species. Sec. 5. Total allowable level of foreign fishing. Sec. 6. Western Pacific Sustainable Fisheries Fund. Sec. 7. Authorization of appropriations. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec.

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101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122.

TITLE I—CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT Cumulative impacts. Caribbean Council jurisdiction. Regional fishery management councils. Fishery management plan requirements. Fishery management plan discretionary provisions. Limited access privilege programs. Environmental review process. Emergency regulations. Western Pacific and North Pacific community development. Secretarial action on State groundfish fishing. Joint enforcement agreements. Transition to sustainable fisheries. Regional coastal disaster assistance, transition, and recovery program. Fishery finance program hurricane assistance. Fisheries hurricane assistance program. Bycatch reduction engineering program. Community-based restoration program for fishery and coastal habitats. Prohibited acts. Shark feeding. Clarification of flexibility. Southeast Alaska fisheries communities capacity reduction. Conversion to catcher/processor shares.

201. 202. 203. 204.

TITLE II—INFORMATION AND RESEARCH Recreational fisheries information. Collection of information. Access to certain information. Cooperative research and management program.

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