US (United States) Code. Title 16. Chapter 20: National Fisheries Center and Aquarium

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16 USC CHAPTER 20 - NATIONAL FISHERIES CENTER AND

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 20 - NATIONAL FISHERIES CENTER AND AQUARIUM

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CHAPTER 20 - NATIONAL FISHERIES CENTER AND AQUARIUM

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Sec.

1051. Authorization of Administrator of General Services.

(a) Planning, construction, and maintenance of Center

and Aquarium.

(b) Use, purchase, lease, etc. of Federal lands.

1052. Authorization of Secretary of the Interior.

(a) Operation of Center and Aquarium.

(b) Specimens and exhibits; catalogs and other

printed matter and films, animations and

photographic and other material; employment of

experts, consultants, and organizations; use of

auditorium and other areas; use of facilities

by foreigners.

1053. Delegation of responsibility for operation.

1054. Advisory Board; establishment; meetings; functions; quorum;

executive secretary.

1055. Members of Advisory Board.

(a) Appointment and number of members.

(b) Terms of office.

(c) Vacancies.

1056. Compensation of Advisory Board.

1057. Preparation of annual report by Director.

1058. Limitation on appropriations and expenditures; charges for

visitation and use.

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16 USC Sec. 1051 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

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Sec. 1051. Authorization of Administrator of General Services

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(a) Planning, construction, and maintenance of Center and Aquarium

The Administrator of General Services (hereinafter referred to as

the ''Administrator'') is authorized to plan, construct, and

maintain a National Fisheries Center and Aquarium in the District

of Columbia or its vicinity for research in fisheries and for the

display of fresh water and marine fishes and other aquatic

resources for educational, recreational, cultural, and scientific

purposes.

(b) Use, purchase, lease, etc. of Federal lands

The Administrator is further authorized to use Federal land and

property for purposes of this chapter with the consent of the

particular agency having administrative jurisdiction thereover,

and, if said property is unavailable for purposes hereof, he may

purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire such lands, waters, and

interests therein, as he may deem necessary to carry out the

provisions of subsection (a) of this section.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 1, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 752.)

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16 USC Sec. 1052 01/06/03

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Sec. 1052. Authorization of Secretary of the Interior

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(a) Operation of Center and Aquarium

The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the

''Secretary'') shall operate the National Fisheries Center and

Aquarium.

(b) Specimens and exhibits; catalogs and other printed matter and

films, animations and photographic and other material;

employment of experts, consultants, and organizations; use of

auditorium and other areas; use of facilities by foreigners

The Secretary is further authorized to -

(1) construct, purchase or lease, and operate and maintain

vessels for specimen collecting purposes and, without regard to

section 5 of title 41, to contract for such collection of

specimens and to purchase or exchange specimens and exhibit

materials;

(2) prepare for free distribution or exhibit or to offer for

sale at cost illustrated catalogs of specimens, brochures, and

other printed matter and films, animations and photographic and

other material pertaining to the National Fisheries Center and

Aquarium and its objectives and to aquariums generally, all or

any of which may be reproduced by any printing or other process

without regard to existing regulations, the proceeds of sales to

be covered into the United States Treasury;

(3) employ, as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, but at

rates not to exceed $50 per diem plus expenses, experts,

consultants, or organizations thereof, as required to assist with

the planning, design, construction, and operation of the National

Fisheries Center and Aquarium;

(4) permit on such terms and conditions as he shall consider to

be in the public interest the use of auditorium and other areas

for meetings and exhibits of societies and groups whose purposes

are related to fish and wildlife generally; and

(5) encourage the use of the educational and scientific

facilities and equipment at the National Fisheries Center and

Aquarium by individuals of any nation with which the United

States maintains diplomatic relations and which extends similar

use of its educational and scientific facilities and equipment to

citizens of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 2, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 752.)

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CODIFICATION

In subsec. (b)(3), ''section 3109 of title 5'' substituted for

''section 15 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (5 U.S.C.

55a)'' on authority of Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 7(b), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 1053 01/06/03

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Sec. 1053. Delegation of responsibility for operation

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The Secretary shall assign the responsibility for the operation

of the National Fisheries Center and Aquarium and related

activities to that branch of the United States Fish and Wildlife

Service having as its major activity the rearing and holding of

living fishes, including the operation of aquariums.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 3, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 753; Pub. L.

93-271, Sec. 1(3), Apr. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 92.)

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CHANGE OF NAME

''United States Fish and Wildlife Service'' substituted in text

for ''Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife'' on authority of Pub.

L. 93-271, Sec. 1(3), which is classified to section 742b(c) of

this title.

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16 USC Sec. 1054 01/06/03

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Sec. 1054. Advisory Board; establishment; meetings; functions;

quorum; executive secretary

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There is established a nonpartisan Advisory Board to be known as

the National Fisheries Center and Aquarium Advisory Board. The

Advisory Board shall meet from time to time on the call of the

Chairman. The functions of the Board shall be to render advice and

to submit recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior upon his

request, or upon its own initiative, concerning the management and

operation of the National Fisheries Center and Aquarium. Five

members shall constitute a quorum to transact business. The

Secretary may designate an employee of the Department to serve as

Executive Secretary to the Board.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 4, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 753.)

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TERMINATION OF ADVISORY BOARDS

Advisory boards in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not

later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan. 5,

1973, unless, in the case of a board established by the President

or an officer of the Federal Government, such board is renewed by

appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period,

or in the case of a board established by the Congress, its duration

is otherwise provided for by law. See sections 3(2) and 14 of Pub.

L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, 776, set out in the Appendix

to Title 5, Government Officers and Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 1055 01/06/03

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Sec. 1055. Members of Advisory Board

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(a) Appointment and number of members

The Advisory Board shall be composed of nine members. The

Secretary shall designate the Chairman of the Advisory Board. The

Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife shall be

a member of such Board ex officio. The remaining eight members of

such Board shall be appointed as follows -

(1) two Members of the Senate, appointed by the President of

the Senate;

(2) two Members of the House of Representatives, appointed by

the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(3) two individuals appointed by the Secretary, one of whom

shall be engaged in or closely associated with, sport fishing,

and one of whom shall be engaged in, or closely associated with,

commercial fishing; and

(4) two individuals appointed by the Secretary from the public

at large.

(b) Terms of office

Each class of two members of the Advisory Board referred to in

subsection (a) of this section shall be appointed for terms of four

years, except that, of each such class of two members initially

appointed, one shall be appointed for a term of two years. Any

person appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the

expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed

shall be appointed only for the remainder of such term. Of each

class of two members of such Board referred to in paragraphs (1)

and (2) of subsection (a) of this section, not more than one shall

be from the same political party, and not more than one shall be

from the same State. Any member of such Board referred to in such

paragraphs (1) and (2) who shall cease to be a Member of Congress

during the term of his appointment under this section shall cease

to be a member of such Board.

(c) Vacancies

Any vacancy in the Advisory Board shall be filled in the same

manner as in the case of the original appointment.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 5, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 753.)

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TERMINATION OF ADVISORY BOARDS

Advisory boards in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not

later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan. 5,

1973, unless, in the case of a board established by the President

or an officer of the Federal Government, such board is renewed by

appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period,

or in the case of a board established by the Congress, its duration

is otherwise provided for by law. See sections 3(2) and 14 of Pub.

L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, 776, set out in the Appendix

to Title 5, Government Officers and Employees.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 1056 of this title.

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16 USC Sec. 1056 01/06/03

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Sec. 1056. Compensation of Advisory Board

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Members of the Advisory Board, other than members appointed under

paragraphs (3) and (4) of subsection (a) of section 1055 of this

title, shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed

for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by

them in the performance of the duties vested in the Board. Members

of the Board appointed under paragraphs (3) and (4) of subsection

(a) of section 1055 of this title may each receive $50 per diem

when engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the

Board, in addition to reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and

other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of

such duties.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 6, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 754.)

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TERMINATION OF ADVISORY BOARDS

Advisory boards in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not

later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan. 5,

1973, unless, in the case of a board established by the President

or an officer of the Federal Government, such board is renewed by

appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period,

or in the case of a board established by the Congress, its duration

is otherwise provided for by law. See sections 3(2) and 14 of Pub.

L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, 776, set out in the Appendix

to Title 5, Government Officers and Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 1057 01/06/03

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Sec. 1057. Preparation of annual report by Director

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The Director of the National Fisheries Center and Aquarium shall

prepare for the Advisory Board an annual report for presentation to

the Secretary of the Interior and to the Congress.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 7, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 754.)

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16 USC Sec. 1058 01/06/03

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Sec. 1058. Limitation on appropriations and expenditures; charges

for visitation and use

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Funds appropriated and expended hereunder for construction of the

buildings for the National Fisheries Center and Aquarium shall not

exceed $10,000,000: Provided, That the expenditure of such funds

shall be made subject to the condition that the Secretary of the

Interior shall establish charges relating to visitation to and uses

of the National Fisheries Center and Aquarium at such rates as in

the Secretary's judgment will produce revenues to (a) liquidate the

costs of construction within a period of not to exceed thirty years

and (b) pay for the annual operation and maintenance costs thereof.

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(Pub. L. 87-758, Sec. 8, Oct. 9, 1962, 76 Stat. 754.)

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