US (United States) Code. Title 16. Chapter 25: Jellyfish or sea nettles, other such pests

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16 USC CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH

PESTS, AND SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS:

CONTROL OR ELIMINATION 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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Sec.

1201. Declaration of purposes; Secretary's cooperation with and

assistance to States.

1202. Authority of Secretary; studies, research, and

investigations; control measures; execution of program; other

actions; costs.

1203. Authorization of appropriations.

1204. Compacts.

1205. General authority of Secretary for conducting studies,

research, and investigations unaffected.

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16 USC Sec. 1201 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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Sec. 1201. Declaration of purposes; Secretary's cooperation with

and assistance to States

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For the purposes of conserving and protecting the fish and

shellfish resources in the coastal waters of the United States and

the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and promoting and safeguarding

water-based recreation for present and future generations in these

waters, the Secretary of Commerce is authorized to cooperate with,

and provide assistance to, the States in controlling and

eliminating jellyfish, commonly referred to as ''sea nettles'', and

other such pests and in conducting research for the purposes of

controlling floating seaweed in such waters.

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(Pub. L. 89-720, Sec. 1, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1149; 1970 Reorg.

Plan No. 4, eff. Oct. 3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

''Secretary of Commerce'' was substituted in text for ''Secretary

of the Interior'' in view of: the creation of the National Oceanic

and Atmospheric Administration in the Department of Commerce and

the Office of Administrator of such Administration; the abolition

of the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries in the Interior Department

and the Office of Director of such Bureau; transfers of functions,

including functions formerly vested by law in the Secretary of the

Interior or the Interior Department which were administered through

the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries or were primarily related to

such Bureau, exclusive of certain enumerated functions with respect

to Great Lakes fishery research, Missouri River Reservoir research,

Gulf Breeze Biological Laboratory, and Trans-Alaska pipeline

investigations; and transfer of marine sport fish programs of

Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife by Reorg. Plan No. 4 of

1970, eff. Oct. 3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090, set out in

the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 1202 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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Sec. 1202. Authority of Secretary; studies, research, and

investigations; control measures; execution of program; other

actions; costs

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In carrying out the purposes of this chapter, the Secretary, in

cooperation with the States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, is

authorized (1) to conduct, directly or by contract, such studies,

research, and investigations, as he deems desirable, to determine

the abundance and distribution of jellyfish and other such pests

and their effects on fish and shellfish and water-based recreation,

(2) to conduct studies of control measures of such pests and of

floating seaweed, (3) to carry out, based on studies made pursuant

to this chapter, a program of controlling or eliminating such pests

and such seaweed, and (4) to take such other actions as the

Secretary deems desirable: Provided, That the costs of such actions

shall be borne equally by the Federal Government and by the States

and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, acting jointly or severally.

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(Pub. L. 89-720, Sec. 2, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1149.)

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16 USC Sec. 1203 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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Sec. 1203. Authorization of appropriations

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There is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $500,000 for

the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968, $750,000 for the fiscal year

ending June 30, 1969, $1,000,000 for the period beginning July 1,

1969, and ending June 30, 1973, and $400,000 for each of the fiscal

years ending June 30, 1974, June 30, 1975, June 30, 1976, and June

30, 1977.

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(Pub. L. 89-720, Sec. 3, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1149; Pub. L.

91-451, Oct. 14, 1970, 84 Stat. 922; Pub. L. 92-604, Oct. 31, 1972,

86 Stat. 1493.)

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AMENDMENTS

1972 - Pub. L. 92-604 authorized appropriations of $400,000 for

fiscal years ending June 30, 1974, 1975, 1976, and 1977.

1970 - Pub. L. 91-451 substituted ''for the period beginning July

1, 1969, and ending June 30, 1973'' for ''for the fiscal year

ending June 30, 1970''.

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16 USC Sec. 1204 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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Sec. 1204. Compacts

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The Congress consents to any compact or agreement between any two

or more States for the purpose of carrying out a program of

research, study, investigation, and control of jellyfish and other

such pests in the coastal waters of the United States. The right to

alter, amend, or repeal this section or the consent granted herein

is expressly reserved.

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(Pub. L. 89-720, Sec. 4, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1149.)

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16 USC Sec. 1205 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 25 - JELLYFISH OR SEA NETTLES, OTHER SUCH PESTS, AND

SEAWEED IN COASTAL WATERS: CONTROL OR ELIMINATION

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Sec. 1205. General authority of Secretary for conducting studies,

research, and investigations unaffected

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Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to alter, amend,

repeal, modify, or diminish the present general authority of the

Secretary of Commerce to conduct studies, research, and

investigations related to the mission of the Department of

Commerce.

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(Pub. L. 89-720, Sec. 5, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1149; 1970 Reorg.

Plan No. 4, eff. Oct. 3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Transfer of functions to Secretary of Commerce from Secretary of

the Interior and substitution of Department of Commerce for

Department of the Interior by Reorg. Plan No. 4 of 1970, see note

set out under section 1201 of this title.

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