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may be necessary to carry out the purposes and objectives of the Convention and this title, and to implement regulatory measures that are binding on the United States under the Convention. Any such regulation may be made applicable, as necessary, to all persons and all vessels subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, wherever located.
(b) The Secretary of Commerce, in cooperation with the Secretary of the Interior, shall prepare all statements, reports, and notifications required by articles 14 and 15 of the Convention and submit such documents to the Secretary of State for transmission to the Organization.
SEC. 306.? (a) In carrying out the provisions of the Convention, the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior, may arrange for the cooperation of agencies of the United States and the States, and of private institutions and organizations.
(b) Appropriate agencies of the United States may cooperate in the conduct of scientific and other programs, and may furnish facilities and personnel, for the purposes of assisting the Organization in carrying out its duties under the Convention. Such agencies may accept reimbursement from the Organization for providing such services, facilities, and personnel.
SEC. 307.8 (a) It is unlawful for any person, or any vessel, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States
(1) to conduct directed fishing for salmon in waters seaward of twelve miles from the baselines from which the breadths of territorial seas are measured, in waters of the Atlantic Ocean north of 36 degrees north latitude; or
(2) to violate any provision of the Convention or this title, or of any regulation promulgated under this title. (b) Any person who commits any act that is unlawful under subsection (a) of this section shall
(1) be liable to the United States for a civil penalty under section 308 of the Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1858) to the same extent as if such act were an act prohibited under section 307 of the Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1857); and
(2) be guilty of an offense under section 309 of the Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1859) to the same extent as if such act were an act prohibited by section 307(1) (D), (E), (F), or (H) of the Act of
1976 (16 U.S.C. 1857(1) (D), (E), (F), or (H)). (c) 9 Any vessel used, and any fish (or the fair market value thereof) taken or retained in any manner, in connection with or as the result of the commission of an act which is unlawful under subsection (a) of this section shall be subject to civil forfeiture under section 310 of the Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1860) to the same extent as if such vessel was used in, or such fish was taken or retained in connection with or as the result of, the commission of an act prohibited by section 307 of the Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1857).
Sec. 308.10 The Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating shall enforce the provisions of this title and any regulation issued under this title. For purposes of such enforcement, such provisions and regulations shall be considered to be provisions of the Act of 1976 to which section 311 (a), (b), (c), and (d) of the Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1861 (a), (b), (c), and (d), respectively) apply.
7 16 U.S.C. 3605. 8 16 U.S.C. 3606. 9 Sec. 102(2) of Public Law 98-44 (97 Stat. 216) amended and restated subsec. (c). 10 16 U.S.C. 3607.
SEC. 309.11 There are authorized to be appropriated from time to time such sums as may be necessary for carrying out the purposes and provisions of the Convention and this title, including
(1) necessary travel expenses of the Commissioners and alternate Commissioners in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation and sections 5701, 5702, 5704 through 5708, and 5731 of title 5, United States Code; and
(2) the United States contribution to the Organization as provided in Article 16 of the Convention, not to exceed $50,000 for fiscal year 1983, and not to exceed, for each succeeding fiscal year, the amount assessed by the Organization for the United States for such year.
11 16 U.S.C. 3608.
13. United States Fishery Export Promotion Act
Partial text of Public Law 96-561 (S. 2163), 94 Stat. 3275 at 3287, approved
December 22, 1980
AN ACT To provide for the conservation and enhancement of the salmon and steel
head resources of the United States, assistance to treaty and nontreaty harvesters of those resources, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
TITLE II-PROMOTION OF AMERICAN FISHERIES
SEC. 201.' SHORT TITLE
This title may be cited as the “American Fisheries Promotion Act".
SEC. 211.2 UNITED STATES FISHERY TRADE OFFICERS.
(a) APPOINTMENT.–For purposes of carrying out export promotion and other fishery development responsibilities, the Secretary of Commerce (hereinafter in this section referred to as the “Secretary”) shall appoint not fewer than six officers who shall serve aboard to promote United States fishing interests. These officers shall be knowledgeable about the United States fishing industry, preferably with experience derived from the harvesting, processing, or marketing sectors of the industry or from the administration of fisheries programs. Such officers, who shall be employees of the Department of Commerce, shall have the designation of fishery trade officers.
(b) AssiGNMENT.—Upon the request of the Secretary, the Secretary of State shall officially assign fishery trade officers to such diplomatic missions of the United States as the Secretary designates (three of which shall be those in Brussels, Belgium; Rome, Italy; and Tokyo, Japan) and shall obtain for them diplomatic privileges and immunities equivalent to those enjoyed by foreign service personnel of comparable rank and salary.
(c) FUNCTIONS OF FISHERY TRADE OFFICERS.—The functions of fishery trade officers appointed under subsection (a) shall be
(1) to increase the effectiveness of United States fishery export promotion efforts through such activities as the coordination of market development efforts and the provision of services and facilities for exporters of United States fishery products;
1 16 U.S.C. 1801 note. 2 15 U.S.C. 151lb.
(2) to develop, maintain, and make available to interested persons listings of (A) trade, government, and other organizations that are concerned with, or have an interest in, international trade in United States fishery products, and (B) United States fishery products available for such trade;
(3) to prepare quarterly reports regarding (A) the supply, demand, and prices of each United States fishery product exported, or for which there may be export potential, to the foreign nation or area concerned, and (B) the trade barriers or incentives of such nation or area that affect imports of such products;
(4) to prepare weekly statements regarding the prices for each fishery product for which there may be United States export potential to the foreign nation or area concerned; and
(5) to carry out such other functions as the Secretary may require. (d) ADMINISTRATION.—The Secretary of State and the Secretary shall enter into cooperative arrangements concerning the provision of office space, equipment, facilities, clerical services, and such other administrative support as may be required for fishery trade officers and their families.
14. Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended Partial text of Public Law 93-205 (S. 1983), 87 Stat. 884, approved December 28,
1973; as amended by Public Law 94-359 (S. 229), 90 Stat. 911, approved July 12, 1976; Public Law 95-632 [Endangered Species Act Amendments of 1978; S. 2899), 92 Stat. 3751, approved November 10, 1978; Public Law 96-159 (S. 1143), 93 Stat. 1225, approved December 28, 1979; Public Law 97-304 [Endangered Species Act Amendments of 1982; H.R. 6133), 96 Stat. 1411, approved October 13, 1982; Public Law 99-659 (S. 991), 100 Stat. 3706, approved November 14, 1986; Public Law 100-478 (H.R. 1467), 102 Stat. 2306, approved October 7, 1988; and by Public Law 100-653 (H.R. 4030), 102 Stat. 3825, approved November 14, 1988 AN ACT To provide for the conservation of endangered and threatened species of
fish, wildlife, and plants, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Endangered Species Act of 1973”.1
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Sec. 2. Findings, purposes, and policy.
FINDINGS, PURPOSES, AND POLICY
(1) various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation;
(2) other species of fish, wildlife, and plants have been so depleted in numbers that they are in danger of or threatened with extinction;
(3) these species of fish, wildlife, and plants are of esthetic, ecological, educational, historical, recreational, and scientific value to the Nation and its people;
1 16 U.S.C. 1531 note. 2 16 U.S.C. 1531.