2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 50 - Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring (Sections 3701 - 3708)
Sec. 3702 - 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 50 - FEDERAL OCEAN ACIDIFICATION RESEARCH AND MONITORING
Sec. 3702 - Definitions
Containssection 3702
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-11, title XII, §12403, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1437.
Statutes at Large Reference123 Stat. 1437
Public and Private LawPublic Law 111-11

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33 U.S.C. § 3702 (2015)

§3702. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) Ocean acidification

The term "ocean acidification" means the decrease in pH of the Earth's oceans and changes in ocean chemistry caused by chemical inputs from the atmosphere, including carbon dioxide.

(2) Secretary

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

(3) Subcommittee

The term "Subcommittee" means the Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology of the National Science and Technology Council.

(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, §12403, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1437.)

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