Summary: S.3122 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/03/1992)

Gulf of Mexico Commission Act of 1992 - Requires the President to establish a Gulf Coast Commission, upon receiving the agreement of each Gulf State Governor, for purposes of promoting the environmental and economic interests of the Gulf of Mexico by coordinating the public authorities and private organizations that are engaged in evaluating and responding to problems relating to the Gulf.

Directs the Commission to prepare a plan to guide the development, use, management, and conservation of Gulf resources. Requires the Commission, as part of such plan, to make recommendations regarding: (1) improvement in the Gulf's management system; (2) cooperation among governmental entities in the Gulf region, including cooperation between the United States and Mexico; (3) the role of the U.S. Government in management and protection of Gulf resources; (4) laws or regulations relating to such resources; (5) agreements between the United States and Mexico that would positively affect such resources and mutual arrangements in legislation promulgated by the Congress and the Mexican Congress; (6) improvements to the transportation infrastructure in the Gulf; and (7) improvement and maintenance of the productivity of industries doing business in the Gulf.

Authorizes appropriations.