US (United States) Code. Title 16. Chapter 77: Yukon River salmon

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16 USC CHAPTER 77 - YUKON RIVER SALMON 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 77 - YUKON RIVER SALMON

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CHAPTER 77 - YUKON RIVER SALMON

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SUBCHAPTER I - IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERIM AGREEMENT

Sec.

5701. Purposes.

5702. Definitions.

5703. Panel.

(a) Representation.

(b) Appointments.

(c) Alternates.

(d) Term length.

(e) Reappointment.

(f) Decisions.

(g) Consultation.

5704. Advisory Committee.

(a) Appointments.

(b) Compensation.

(c) Term length.

(d) Reappointment.

5705. Exemption.

5706. Authority and responsibility.

(a) Responsible management entity.

(b) Effect of designation.

(c) Recommendations of Panel.

5707. Continuation of Agreement.

5708. Administrative matters.

(a) Compensation of Panel members.

(b) Travel and other expenses.

(c) Status as Federal employees.

5709. Authorization of appropriations.

SUBCHAPTER II - CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

5721. Yukon River Salmon Panel.

(a) Establishment.

(b) Membership.

(c) Term length.

(d) Reappointment.

(e) Decisions.

(f) Consultation.

5722. Advisory committee.

(a) Appointments.

(b) Compensation.

(c) Term length.

(d) Reappointment.

5723. Exemption.

5724. Authority and responsibility.

(a) Responsible management entity.

(b) Effect of designation.

(c) Recommendations of Panel.

5725. Administrative matters.

(a) Compensation.

(b) Travel and other necessary expenses.

(c) Treatment as Federal employees.

5726. Yukon River salmon stock restoration and enhancement

projects.

(a) In general.

(b) Cooperation with Canada.

5727. Authorization of appropriations.

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16 USC Sec. 5701 01/06/03

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Sec. 5701. Purposes

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It is the purpose of this subchapter -

(1) to implement the interim agreement for the conservation of

salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in Canada agreed

to through an exchange of notes between the Government of the

United States and the Government of Canada on February 3, 1995;

(2) to provide for representation by the United States on the

Yukon River Panel established under such agreement; and

(3) to authorize to be appropriated sums necessary to carry out

the responsibilities of the United States under such agreement.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 702, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 392.)

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SHORT TITLE

Section 701 of title VII of Pub. L. 104-43 provided that: ''This

title (enacting this subchapter) may be cited as the 'Yukon River

Salmon Act of 1995'.''

Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 201, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1941, provided that: ''This title (enacting subchapter II of this

chapter) may be cited as the 'Yukon River Salmon Act of 2000'.''

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16 USC Sec. 5702 01/06/03

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Sec. 5702. Definitions

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As used in this subchapter -

(1) The term ''Agreement'' means the interim agreement for the

conservation of salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in

Canada agreed to through an exchange of notes between the

Government of the United States and the Government of Canada on

February 3, 1995.

(2) The term ''Panel'' means the Yukon River Panel established

by the Agreement.

(3) The term ''Yukon River Joint Technical Committee'' means

the technical committee established by paragraph C.2 of the

Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Pacific Salmon Treaty

between the Government of the United States and the Government of

Canada recorded January 28, 1985.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 703, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 393.)

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16 USC Sec. 5703 01/06/03

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Sec. 5703. Panel

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(a) Representation

The United States shall be represented on the Panel by six

individuals, of whom -

(1) one shall be an official of the United States Government

with expertise in salmon conservation and management;

(2) one shall be an official of the State of Alaska with

expertise in salmon conservation and management; and

(3) four shall be knowledgeable and experienced with regard to

the salmon fisheries on the Yukon River.

(b) Appointments

Panel members shall be appointed as follows:

(1) The Panel member described in subsection (a)(1) of this

section shall be appointed by the Secretary of State.

(2) The Panel member described in subsection (a)(2) of this

section shall be appointed by the Governor of Alaska.

(3) The Panel members described in subsection (a)(3) of this

section shall be appointed by the Secretary of State from a list

of at least 3 individuals nominated for each position by the

Governor of Alaska. The Governor of Alaska may consider

suggestions for nominations provided by organizations with

expertise in Yukon River salmon fisheries. The Governor of

Alaska may make appropriate nominations to allow for, and the

Secretary of State shall appoint, at least one member under

subsection (a)(3) of this section who is qualified to represent

the interests of Lower Yukon River fishing districts, and at

least one member who is qualified to represent the interests of

Upper Yukon River fishing districts. At least one of the Panel

members under subsection (a)(3) of this section shall be an

Alaska Native.

(c) Alternates

The Secretary of State may designate an alternate Panel member

for each Panel member the Secretary appoints under subsections

(FOOTNOTE 1) (b)(1) and (3) of this section, who meets the same

qualifications, to serve in the absence of the Panel member. The

Governor of the State of Alaska may designate an alternative Panel

member for the Panel member appointed under subsection (b)(2) of

this section, who meets the same qualifications, to serve in the

absence of that Panel member.

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be ''subsection''.

(d) Term length

Panel members and alternate Panel members shall serve four-year

terms. Any individual appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before

the expiration of any term shall be appointed for the remainder of

that term.

(e) Reappointment

Panel members and alternate Panel members shall be eligible for

reappointment.

(f) Decisions

Decisions by the United States section of the Panel shall be made

by the consensus of the Panel members appointed under paragraphs

(2) and (3) of subsection (a) of this section.

(g) Consultation

In carrying out their functions under the Agreement, Panel

members may consult with such other interested parties as they

consider appropriate.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 704, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 393.)

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16 USC Sec. 5704 01/06/03

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Sec. 5704. Advisory Committee

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(a) Appointments

The Governor of Alaska may appoint an Advisory Committee of not

less than eight, but not more than twelve, individuals who are

knowledgeable and experienced with regard to the salmon fisheries

on the Yukon River. At least 2 of the Advisory Committee members

shall be Alaska Natives. Members of the Advisory Committee may

attend all meetings of the United States section of the Panel, and

shall be given the opportunity to examine and be heard on any

matter under consideration by the United States section of the

Panel.

(b) Compensation

The members of such Advisory Committee shall receive no

compensation for their services.

(c) Term length

Advisory Committee members shall serve two-year terms. Any

individual appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before the

expiration of any term shall be appointed for the remainder of that

term.

(d) Reappointment

Advisory Committee members shall be eligible for reappointment.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 705, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 394.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 5705 of this title.

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16 USC Sec. 5705 01/06/03

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Sec. 5705. Exemption

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The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not

apply to the Panel, the Yukon River Joint Technical Committee, or

the Advisory Committee created under section 5704 of this title.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 706, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 394.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in text, is Pub.

L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, which is set out

in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 5706 01/06/03

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Sec. 5706. Authority and responsibility

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(a) Responsible management entity

The State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game shall be the

responsible management entity for the United States for the

purposes of the Agreement.

(b) Effect of designation

The designation under subsection (a) of this section shall not be

considered to expand, diminish, or change the management authority

of the State of Alaska or the Federal Government with respect to

fishery resources.

(c) Recommendations of Panel

In addition to recommendations made by the Panel to the

responsible management entities in accordance with the Agreement,

the Panel may make recommendations concerning the conservation and

management of salmon originating in the Yukon River to the

Department of the Interior, Department of Commerce, Department of

State, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, and other Federal

or State entities as appropriate. Recommendations by the Panel

shall be advisory in nature.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 707, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 394.)

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16 USC Sec. 5707 01/06/03

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Sec. 5707. Continuation of Agreement

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In the event that the Treaty between Canada and the United States

of America concerning Pacific Salmon, signed at Ottawa, January 28,

1985, terminates prior to the termination of the Agreement, and the

functions of the Panel are assumed by the ''Yukon River Salmon

Commission'' referenced in the Agreement, the provisions of this

subchapter which apply to the Panel shall thereafter apply to the

Yukon River Salmon Commission, and the other provisions of this

subchapter shall remain in effect.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 708, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 394.)

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16 USC Sec. 5708 01/06/03

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Sec. 5708. Administrative matters

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(a) Compensation of Panel members

Panel members and alternate Panel members who are not State or

Federal employees shall receive compensation at the daily rate of

GS-15 of the General Schedule when engaged in the actual

performance of duties.

(b) Travel and other expenses

Travel and other necessary expenses shall be paid for all Panel

members, alternate Panel members, United States members of the

Joint Technical Committee, and members of the Advisory Committee

when engaged in the actual performance of duties.

(c) Status as Federal employees

Except for officials of the United States Government, individuals

described in subsection (b) of this section shall not be considered

to be Federal employees while engaged in the actual performance of

duties, except for the purposes of injury compensation or tort

claims liability as provided in chapter 81 of title 5 and chapter

71 (FOOTNOTE 1) of title 28.

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be chapter

''171''.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 709, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 395.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The General Schedule, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out

under section 5332 of Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 5709 01/06/03

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Sec. 5709. Authorization of appropriations

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There are authorized to be appropriated $4,000,000 for each

fiscal year for carrying out the purposes and provisions of the

Agreement and this subchapter including -

(1) necessary travel expenses of Panel members, alternate Panel

members, United States members of the Joint Technical Committee,

and members of the Advisory Committee in accordance with Federal

Travel Regulations and sections 5701, 5702, 5704 through 5708,

and 5731 of title 5;

(2) the United States share of the joint expenses of the Panel

and the Joint Technical Committee: Provided, That Panel members

and alternate Panel members shall not, with respect to

commitments concerning the United States share of the joint

expenses, be subject to section 262(b) (FOOTNOTE 1) of title 22,

insofar as it limits the authority of United States

representatives to international organizations with respect to

such commitments;

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be section

''262b''.

(3) not more than $3,000,000 for each fiscal year to the

Department of the Interior and to the Department of Commerce for

survey, restoration, and enhancement activities related to Yukon

River salmon; and

(4) $400,000 in each of fiscal years 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999

to be contributed to the Yukon River Restoration and Enhancement

Fund and used in accordance with the Agreement.

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(Pub. L. 104-43, title VII, Sec. 710, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 395.)

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16 USC Sec. 5721 01/06/03

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Sec. 5721. Yukon River Salmon Panel

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(a) Establishment

(1) In general

There shall be a Yukon River Salmon Panel (in this subchapter

referred to as the ''Panel'').

(2) Functions

The Panel shall -

(A) advise the Secretary of State regarding the negotiation

of any international agreement with Canada relating to

management of salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in

Canada;

(B) advise the Secretary of the Interior regarding

restoration and enhancement of such salmon stocks; and

(C) perform other functions relating to conservation and

management of such salmon stocks as authorized by this

subchapter or any other title. (FOOTNOTE 1)

(FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.

(3) Designation as United States representatives on bilateral

body

The Secretary of State may designate the members of the Panel

to be the United States representatives on any successor to the

panel established by the interim agreement for the conservation

of salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in Canada

agreed to through an exchange of notes between the Government of

the United States and the Government of Canada on February 3,

1995, if authorized by any agreement establishing such successor.

(b) Membership

(1) In general

The Panel shall be comprised of six members, as follows:

(A) One member who is an official of the United States

Government with expertise in salmon conservation and

management, who shall be appointed by the Secretary of State.

(B) One member who is an official of the State of Alaska with

expertise in salmon conservation and management, who shall be

appointed by the Governor of Alaska.

(C) Four members who are knowledgeable and experienced with

regard to the salmon fisheries on the Yukon River, who shall be

appointed by the Secretary of State in accordance with

paragraph (2).

(2) Appointees from Alaska

(A) The Secretary of State shall appoint the members under

paragraph (1)(C) from a list of at least three individuals

nominated for each position by the Governor of Alaska.

(B) In making the nominations, the Governor of Alaska may

consider suggestions for nominations provided by organizations

with expertise in Yukon River salmon fisheries.

(C) The Governor of Alaska may make appropriate nominations to

allow for appointment of, and the Secretary of State shall

appoint, under paragraph (1)(C) -

(i) at least one member who is qualified to represent the

interests of Lower Yukon River fishing districts; and

(ii) at least one member who is qualified to represent the

interests of Upper Yukon River fishing districts.

(D) At least one of the members appointed under paragraph

(1)(C) shall be an Alaska Native.

(3) Alternates

(A) The Secretary of State may designate an alternate Panel

member for each Panel member the Secretary appoints under

paragraphs (1)(A) and (C), who meets the same qualifications, to

serve in the absence of the Panel member.

(B) The Governor of the State of Alaska may designate an

alternative Panel member for the Panel member appointed under

subsection (b)(1)(B) of this section, who meets the same

qualifications, to serve in the absence of that Panel member.

(c) Term length

Panel members and alternate Panel members shall serve 4-year

terms. Any individual appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before

the expiration of any term shall be appointed for the remainder of

that term.

(d) Reappointment

Panel members and alternate Panel members shall be eligible for

reappointment.

(e) Decisions

Decisions of the Panel shall be made by the consensus of the

Panel members appointed under subparagraphs (B) and (C) of

subsection (b)(1) of this section.

(f) Consultation

In carrying out their functions, Panel members may consult with

such other interested parties as they consider appropriate.

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(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 202, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1941.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

This subchapter or any other title, referred to in subsec.

(a)(2)(C), was in the original ''this or any other title''. The

reference to ''any other title'' probably was intended to mean a

reference to any other act.

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SHORT TITLE

For short title of this subchapter as the ''Yukon River Salmon

Act of 2000'', see section 201 of Pub. L. 106-450, set out as a

note under section 5701 of this title.

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Sec. 5722. Advisory committee

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(a) Appointments

The Governor of Alaska may establish and appoint an advisory

committee of not less than eight, but not more than 12, individuals

who are knowledgeable and experienced with regard to the salmon

fisheries on the Yukon River. At least two of the advisory

committee members shall be Alaska Natives. Members of the advisory

committee may attend all meetings of the Panel, and shall be given

the opportunity to examine and be heard on any matter under

consideration by the Panel.

(b) Compensation

The members of such advisory committee shall receive no

compensation for their services.

(c) Term length

Members of such advisory committee shall serve 2-year terms. Any

individual appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before the

expiration of any term shall be appointed for the remainder of that

term.

(d) Reappointment

Members of such advisory committee shall be eligible for

reappointment.

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(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 203, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1943.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 5723, 5725, 5727 of this

title.

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16 USC Sec. 5723 01/06/03

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Sec. 5723. Exemption

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The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not

apply to the Panel or to an advisory committee established under

section 5722 of this title.

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(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 204, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1943.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in text, is Pub.

L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, which is set out

in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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Sec. 5724. Authority and responsibility

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(a) Responsible management entity

The State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game shall be the

responsible management entity for the United States for the

purposes of any agreement with Canada regarding management of

salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in Canada.

(b) Effect of designation

The designation under subsection (a) of this section shall not be

considered to expand, diminish, or otherwise change the management

authority of the State of Alaska or the Federal Government with

respect to fishery resources.

(c) Recommendations of Panel

In addition to recommendations made by the Panel to the

responsible management entities in accordance with any agreement

with Canada regarding management of salmon stocks originating from

the Yukon River in Canada, the Panel may make recommendations

concerning the conservation and management of salmon originating in

the Yukon River to the Department of the Interior, the Department

of Commerce, the Department of State, the North Pacific Fishery

Management Council, and other Federal or State entities as

appropriate. Recommendations by the Panel shall be advisory in

nature.

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(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 205, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1943.)

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Sec. 5725. Administrative matters

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(a) Compensation

Panel members and alternate Panel members who are not State or

Federal employees shall receive compensation at the daily rate of

GS-15 of the General Schedule when engaged in the actual

performance of duties.

(b) Travel and other necessary expenses

Travel and other necessary expenses shall be paid by the

Secretary of the Interior for all Panel members, alternate Panel

members, and members of any advisory committee established under

section 5722 of this title when engaged in the actual performance

of duties.

(c) Treatment as Federal employees

Except for officials of the United States Government, all Panel

members, alternate Panel members, and members of any advisory

committee established under section 5722 of this title shall not be

considered to be Federal employees while engaged in the actual

performance of duties, except for the purposes of injury

compensation or tort claims liability as provided in chapter 81 of

title 5 and chapter 71 (FOOTNOTE 1) of title 28.

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be ''171''.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 206, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1943.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

GS-15 of the General Schedule, referred to in subsec. (a), is set

out under section 5332 of Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 5726 01/06/03

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Sec. 5726. Yukon River salmon stock restoration and enhancement

projects

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(a) In general

The Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Secretary

of Commerce, may carry out projects to restore or enhance salmon

stocks originating from the Yukon River in Canada and the United

States.

(b) Cooperation with Canada

If there is in effect an agreement between the Government of the

United States and the Government of Canada for the conservation of

salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in Canada that

includes provisions governing projects authorized under this

section, then -

(1) projects under this section shall be carried out in

accordance with that agreement; and

(2) amounts available for projects under this section -

(A) shall be expended in accordance with the agreement; and

(B) may be deposited in any joint account established by the

agreement to fund such projects.

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(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 207, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1944.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 5727 of this title.

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16 USC Sec. 5727 01/06/03

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Sec. 5727. Authorization of appropriations

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There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the

Interior to carry out this subchapter $4,000,000 for each of fiscal

years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003, of which -

(1) such sums as are necessary shall be available each fiscal

year for travel expenses of Panel members, alternate Panel

members, United States members of the Joint Technical Committee

established by paragraph C.2 of the memorandum of understanding

concerning the Pacific Salmon Treaty between the Government of

the United States and the Government of Canada (recorded January

28, 1985), and members of an advisory committee established and

appointed under section 5722 of this title, in accordance with

Federal Travel Regulations and sections 5701, 5702, 5704 through

5708, and 5731 of title 5;

(2) such sums as are necessary shall be available for the

United States share of expenses incurred by the Joint Technical

Committee and any panel established by any agreement between the

Government of the United States and the Government of Canada for

restoration and enhancement of salmon originating in Canada;

(3) up to $3,000,000 shall be available each fiscal year for

activities by the Department of the Interior and the Department

of Commerce for survey, restoration, and enhancement activities

related to salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in

Canada, of which up to $1,200,000 shall be available each fiscal

year for Yukon River salmon stock restoration and enhancement

projects under section 5726(b) of this title; and

(4) $600,000 shall be available each fiscal year for

cooperative salmon research and management projects in the

portion of the Yukon River drainage located in the United States

that are recommended by the Panel.

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(Pub. L. 106-450, title II, Sec. 208, Nov. 7, 2000, 114 Stat.

1944.)

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