Description: H.Amdt. 263 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

Amendment ensures that forfeiture funds are used for five things: (1) enhancing fishery research and stock assessments; (2) covering at-sea and shoreside monitoring; (3) advancing conservation gear engineering; (4) assisting with additional research for fishery impact statements; and (5) assisting with funding priorities of the regional fishery management councils.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 114-128 to use of Asset Forfeiture Fund for Fishery Independent Data Collection to include fishery research and independent stock assessments, conservation gear engineering, at-sea and shoreside monitoring, fishery impact statements, and other priorities established by the Council as necessary to rebuild or maintain sustainable fisheries, ensure healthy ecosystems, and maintain fishing communities.

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(A002)

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