2010 US Code
Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 33A - MARINE DEBRIS RESEARCH, PREVENTION, AND REDUCTION
Sec. 1951 - Purposes

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 33A - MARINE DEBRIS RESEARCH, PREVENTION, AND REDUCTION
Sec. 1951 - Purposes
Containssection 1951
Date2010
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Short TitlesMarine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act
Source CreditPub. L. 109-449, §2, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3333.
Statutes at Large References120 Stat. 3333
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 109-449


§1951. Purposes

The purposes of this chapter are—

(1) to help identify, determine sources of, assess, reduce, and prevent marine debris and its adverse impacts on the marine environment and navigation safety;

(2) to reactivate the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee; and

(3) to develop a Federal marine debris information clearinghouse.

(Pub. L. 109–449, §2, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3333.)

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 109–449, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3333, which is classified generally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.

Short Title

Pub. L. 109–449, §1, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3333, provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter and amending section 1914 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act’.”

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