Summary: H.R.1668 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (11/18/1989)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean and Coastal Programs Authorization Act of 1989 - Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Commerce for FY 1990 to carry out activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration relating to: (1) mapping, charting, and geodesy; (2) observation and assessment; (3) ocean and coastal management; (4) ocean and Great Lakes research; (5) executive direction and administrative activities; (6) acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of facilities; (7) marine services; and (8) aircraft services.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1990, pursuant to specified provisions of the National Sea Grant College Program Act authorizing appropriations for strategic marine research for FY 1990, for priority oyster disease research.

Prohibits the Secretary of Commerce from reprogramming an amount appropriated under the authority of this Act until the Secretary provides prior notice to specified committees of the Congress.

Approves a certain international fishery agreement between Japan and the United States.

Amends the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act to prohibit the shipping or selling of certain live lobsters.