16 U.S. Code § 941e - Establishment of offices

(a) Great Lakes Coordination Office
(1) In general
The Director shall establish a centrally located facility for the coordination of all United States Fish and Wildlife Service activities in the Great Lakes Basin, to be known as the “Great Lakes Coordination Office”.
(2) Functional responsibilities
The functional responsibilities of the Great Lakes Coordination Office shall include—
(A) intra- and interagency coordination;
(B) information distribution; and
(C) public outreach.
(3) Requirements
The Great Lakes Coordination Office shall—
(A) ensure that information acquired under this chapter is made available to the public; and
(B) report to the Director of Region 3, Great Lakes Big Rivers.
(b) Lower Great Lakes Fishery Resources Office
(1) In general
The Director shall establish an office with necessary administrative and technical support services to carry out all United States Fish and Wildlife Service operational activities related to fishery resource protection, restoration, maintenance, and enhancement in the lower Great Lakes.
(2) Name and location
The office shall be known as the “Lower Great Lakes Fishery Resources Office”, and shall be centrally located in the lower Great Lakes so as to facilitate fishery resource restoration and enhancement activities relating to the lower Great Lakes.
(3) Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Lower Great Lakes Fishery Resources Office shall include operational activities of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service related to fishery resource protection, restoration, maintenance, and enhancement in the Lower Great Lakes.
(c) Upper Great Lakes Fishery Resources Offices
(1) In general
The Director shall establish one or more offices with necessary administrative and technical support services to carry out United States Fish and Wildlife Service operational activities related to fishery resource protection, restoration, maintenance, and enhancement in the upper Great Lakes.
(2) Name and location
Each of the offices shall be known as an “Upper Great Lakes Fishery Resources Office”, and shall be appropriately located so as to facilitate fishery resource activities in the upper Great Lakes.
(3) Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Upper Great Lakes Fishery Resources Offices shall include operational activities of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service related to fishery resource protection, restoration, maintenance, and enhancement in the Upper Great Lakes.

Source

(Pub. L. 101–537, title I, § 1007,Nov. 8, 1990, 104 Stat. 2374; Pub. L. 101–646, title II, § 2007,Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4777; Pub. L. 104–332, § 2(h)(1),Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4091; Pub. L. 105–265, § 3(b),Oct. 19, 1998, 112 Stat. 2358; Pub. L. 109–326, § 6,Oct. 11, 2006, 120 Stat. 1764.)
Codification

Title I of Pub. L. 101–537and title II of Pub. L. 101–646enacted substantially identical sections. Title II of Pub. L. 101–646was repealed by Pub. L. 105–265.
Amendments

2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–326, § 6(1), added subsec. (a) and struck out former subsec. (a). Text read as follows: “The Director shall establish a centrally located facility for the coordination of all United States Fish and Wildlife Service activities in the Great Lakes Basin, to be known as the ‘Great Lakes Coordination Office’. The functional responsibilities of the Great Lakes Coordination Office shall include intra- and interagency coordination, information distribution, and public awareness outreach. The Great Lakes Coordination Office shall include all administrative and technical support necessary to carry out its responsibilities.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–326, § 6(2), designated first and second sentences of subsec. (b) as pars. (1) and (2), respectively, inserted headings, and added par. (3).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–326, § 6(3), designated first and second sentences of subsec. (c) as pars. (1) and (2), respectively, inserted headings, and added par. (3).
1996—Pub. L. 104–332made technical amendment to Pub. L. 101–646, § 2007, which enacted this section.

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