2010 US Code
Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 47 - OCEAN EXPLORATION
SUBCHAPTER I - EXPLORATION
Sec. 3404 - Ocean exploration and undersea research technology and infrastructure task force

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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 47 - OCEAN EXPLORATION
SUBCHAPTER I - EXPLORATION
Sec. 3404 - Ocean exploration and undersea research technology and infrastructure task force
Containssection 3404
Date2010
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-11, title XII, §12004, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1418.
Statutes at Large Reference123 Stat. 1418
Public Law ReferencePublic Law 111-11


§3404. Ocean exploration and undersea research technology and infrastructure task force (a) In general

The Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in coordination with the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the United States Geological Survey, the Department of the Navy, the Mineral Management Service, and relevant governmental, non-governmental, academic, industry, and other experts, shall convene an ocean exploration and undersea research technology and infrastructure task force to develop and implement a strategy—

(1) to facilitate transfer of new exploration and undersea research technology to the programs authorized under this subchapter and subchapter II of this chapter;

(2) to improve availability of communications infrastructure, including satellite capabilities, to such programs;

(3) to develop an integrated, workable, and comprehensive data management information processing system that will make information on unique and significant features obtained by such programs available for research and management purposes;

(4) to conduct public outreach activities that improve the public understanding of ocean science, resources, and processes, in conjunction with relevant programs of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Science Foundation, and other agencies; and

(5) to encourage cost-sharing partnerships with governmental and nongovernmental entities that will assist in transferring exploration and undersea research technology and technical expertise to the programs.

(b) Budget coordination

The task force shall coordinate the development of agency budgets and identify the items in their annual budget that support the activities identified in the strategy developed under subsection (a).

(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, §12004, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1418.)

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