50 CFR 253.1 - Purpose.

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§ 253.1 Purpose.
(a) The regulations in this part pertain to fisheries assistance programs. Subpart B of this part governs the Fisheries Finance Program (FFP or the Program), which makes capacity neutral long-term direct fisheries and aquaculture loans. The FFP conducts all credit investigations, makes all credit determinations and holds and services all credit collateral.
(b) Subpart C of this part implements Public Law 99-659 (16 U.S.C. 4100 et seq.), which has two objectives:
(1) Promote and encourage State activities in support of the management of interjurisdictional fishery resources identified in interstate or Federal fishery management plans; and
(2) Promote and encourage management of interjurisdictional fishery resources throughout their range.
(3) The scope of this part includes guidance on making financial assistance awards to States or Interstate Commissions to undertake projects in support of management of interjurisdictional fishery resources in both the executive economic zone (EEZ) and State waters, and to encourage States to enter into enforcement agreements with either the Department of Commerce or the Department of the Interior.

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

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Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 253 after this date.

  • 2014-06-30; vol. 79 # 125 - Monday, June 30, 2014
    1. 79 FR 36699 - Fisheries Financing Program; Construction of New Replacement Fishing Vessels
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comments.
      Written comments regarding the issues in this ANPR must be received on or before July 30, 2014.
      50 CFR Part 253