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Marine Mammal Protection Act authorization for fiscal years 1985-1988

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Marine Mammal Protection Act authorization for fiscal years 1985-1988

report (to accompany H.R. 4997) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine mammals -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Tuna fisheries -- Licenses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 98-758
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15408987M

    All marine mammals are protected in the United States by the Marine Mammal Protection Act of There are also international laws and treaties that protect marine mammals. Unfortunately, many marine mammals are considered endangered species and there are still threats to most of their populations, such as illegal hunting, pollution, climate. (Reported to House from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with amendment, H. Rept. ) Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of to authorize appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and the Interior for: (1) marine mammal research grants for fiscal year ; and (2) marine mammal protection for fiscal years

      National Marine Fisheries Service violated Marine Mammal Protection Act by refusing to designate data-poor ocean regions as offshore biologically important areas (Gould J.) affected marine.   In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that we have issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to take small numbers of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to the Biorka dock replacement project.

    National Marine Fisheries Service violated Marine Mammal Protection Act by refusing to designate data-poor ocean regions as offshore biologically important areas (Gould, J.) affected marine. Sections (a)(5)(A) and (D) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of , as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce to allow, upon request, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals of a species or population stock, by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other.


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Marine Mammal Protection Act authorization for fiscal years 1985-1988 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) was enacted on Octo All marine mammals are protected under the MMPA. The MMPA prohibits, with certain exceptions, the "take" of marine mammals in U.S.

waters and by U.S. citizens on the high seas, and the importation of marine mammals and marine mammal products into the U.S. Jurisdiction for MMPA is shared by U.S. Fish and. Get this from a library. Marine Mammal Protection Act authorization for fiscal years report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.]. The Act defines "take" as "the act of hunting, killing, capture, and/or harassment of any marine mammal; or, the attempt at such." The MMPA defines harassment as "any act of pursuit, torment or annoyance which has the potential to either: a.

injure a marine mammal in the wild, or b. disturb a marine mammal by causing disruption of behavioral Enacted by: the 92nd United States Congress. The Marine Mammal Protection Act, and its implementing regulations, allows, upon request, the incidental take of small numbers of marine mammals by U.S.

citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified geographic region.

Incidental take is an unintentional, but not unexpected, "take".Taking is prohibited, with certain exceptions, under the MMPA. The Marine Mammal Protection Act established a moratorium on the “take” of marine mammals in U.S. waters, the take of marine mammals by U.S.

citizens on the high seas, and the importation of marine mammals or marine mammal products into the United States. NOAA Fisheries authorizes and permits exceptions to the moratorium for take incidental to commercial fishing and.

The Marine Mammal Commission is an independent government agency charged by the Marine Mammal Protection Act to further the conservation of marine mammals and their environment.

The Marine Mammal Commission is an independent, science-based oversight agency charged by the MMPA to address human impacts on marine mammals and their environments.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement 16 USC Marine Mammal Protection Act Page 3 of 56 (7) The term “marine mammal product” means any item of merchandise which consists, or is composed in whole or in part, of any marine mammal.

XML Full Document: Marine Mammal Regulations [ KB] | PDF Full Document: Marine Mammal Regulations [ KB] Regulations are current to and last amended on The Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of (Public LawApStat. ) reauthorizes the law for six years through fiscal year and makes the following updates: clarifies that the Secretary (of Commerce) has the authority to protect essential marine mammal habitat.

16 USC § et seq. and 33 USC § et seq. () Titles I and II of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA), also referred to as the Ocean Dumping Act, generally prohibits (1) transportation of material from the United States for the purpose of ocean dumping; (2) transportation of material from anywhere for the purpose of ocean dumping by U.S.

agencies or U.S. H.R. (th). A bill to authorize appropriations to carry out the Marine Mammal Protection Act of for fiscal years through Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. If you are publicly displaying, performing scientific research on, or involved in the enhancement of marine mammal species under the jurisdiction of the U.S.

Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) (sea otters, marine otters, polar bears, walrus, manatees, and dugongs), you should complete application form   The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), passed in with bipartisan support, is a landmark conservation law that prohibits activities that harass, hunt, capture, collect, or kill marine mammals, such as whales, dolphins, seals, and manatees.

subchapter ii—conservation and protection of marine mammals (§§ – ) subchapter iii—marine mammal commission (§§ – ) subchapter iv—international dolphin conservation program (§§ – ) subchapter v—marine mammal health. Marine mammals are a fascinating group of animals, and come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes, from the sleek, streamlined, water-dependent dolphins to the furry seals that haul out on the rocky coast.

Learn more about the types of marine mammals below. of Text of S. SAVE Right Whales Act as of (Reported by Senate Committee version). SAVE Right Whales Act. Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year Pub.

div. B, Aug. 13,Stat. Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Years and The Secretary of a military department is authorized to enter into an agreement with a Service to expedite an environmental review, planning, consultation, permitting, or approval process under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of (16 U.S.C.

et seq.) or the Endangered Species Act of (16 U.S.C. et seq.) for a project or. of the Marine Mammal Protection Act to those marine mammals that are members of the Orders Carnivora (polar bear, sea otter, and marine otter), Pinnipedia (walrus), and Sirenia (manatees and dugong).

Accordingly, published herewith is the report of the Department of the Interior for the period of January1, to Decem Incidental takings under marine mammal protection act of Sections and of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of (16 U.S.C.) shall not apply with respect to the incidental taking of any southern sea otter in the Southern Sea Otter Military Readiness Areas in the course of conducting a military readiness activity.

In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the City and Borough of Sitka (CBS) to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, marine mammals during the O'Connell Bridge Lightering Float.CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Dear Mr.

Lecky: The enclosed Letter of Authorization (LOA) renewal request is provided pursuant to the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport Range Complex Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) authorization (50 Code of Federal Regulations § and §). National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - (Sec.

) Authorizes appropriations for FY for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Air Force for aircraft, missiles, weapons and tracked combat vehicles.