2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 50 - Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring (Sections 3701 - 3708)
Sec. 3701 - Purposes

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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 50 - FEDERAL OCEAN ACIDIFICATION RESEARCH AND MONITORING
Sec. 3701 - Purposes
Containssection 3701
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Short Titles'Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2009'
'FOARAM Act'."
Source CreditPub. L. 111-11, title XII, §12402, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1436.
Statutes at Large References123 Stat. 1436
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 111-11

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33 U.S.C. § 3701 (2015)

§3701. Purposes

(a) Purposes

The purposes of this chapter are to provide for—

(1) development and coordination of a comprehensive interagency plan to—

(A) monitor and conduct research on the processes and consequences of ocean acidification on marine organisms and ecosystems; and

(B) establish an interagency research and monitoring program on ocean acidification;


(2) establishment of an ocean acidification program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration;

(3) assessment and consideration of regional and national ecosystem and socioeconomic impacts of increased ocean acidification; and

(4) research adaptation strategies and techniques for effectively conserving marine ecosystems as they cope with increased ocean acidification.

(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, §12402, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1436.)

SHORT TITLE

Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, §12401, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1436, provided that: "This subtitle [subtitle D (§§12401–12409) of title XII of Pub. L. 111–11, enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2009' or the 'FOARAM Act'."

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