2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 49 - Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (Sections 3601 - 3611)
Sec. 3602 - Definitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, 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 49 - INTEGRATED COASTAL AND OCEAN OBSERVATION SYSTEM
Sec. 3602 - Definitions
Containssection 3602
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-11, title XII, §12303, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1428.
Statutes at Large Reference123 Stat. 1428
Public and Private LawPublic Law 111-11

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33 U.S.C. § 3602 (2015)

§3602. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) Administrator

The term "Administrator" means the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere in the Under Secretary's capacity as Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

(2) Council

The term "Council" means the National Ocean Research Leadership Council established by section 7902 of title 10.

(3) Federal assets

The term "Federal assets" means all relevant non-classified civilian coastal and ocean observations, technologies, and related modeling, research, data management, basic and applied technology research and development, and public education and outreach programs, that are managed by member agencies of the Council.

(4) Interagency Ocean Observation Committee

The term "Interagency Ocean Observation Committee" means the committee established under section 3603(c)(2) of this title.

(5) Non-Federal assets

The term "non-Federal assets" means all relevant coastal and ocean observation technologies, related basic and applied technology research and development, and public education and outreach programs that are integrated into the System and are managed through States, regional organizations, universities, nongovernmental organizations, or the private sector.

(6) Regional information coordination entities

(A) In general

The term "regional information coordination entity" means an organizational body that is certified or established by contract or memorandum by the lead Federal agency designated in section 3603(c)(3) of this title and coordinates State, Federal, local, and private interests at a regional level with the responsibility of engaging the private and public sectors in designing, operating, and improving regional coastal and ocean observing systems in order to ensure the provision of data and information that meet the needs of user groups from the respective regions.

(B) Certain included associations

The term "regional information coordination entity" includes regional associations described in the System Plan.

(7) Secretary

The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

(8) System

The term "System" means the National Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System established under section 3603 of this title.

(9) System Plan

The term "System Plan" means the plan contained in the document entitled "Ocean. US Publication No. 9, The First Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Development Plan", as updated by the Council under this chapter.

(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, §12303, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1428.)

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