33 U.S. Code § 1955 - Federal information clearinghouse

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The Administrator, in coordination with the Interagency Committee, shall—
(1) maintain a Federal information clearinghouse on marine debris that will be available to researchers and other interested persons to improve marine debris source identification, data sharing, and monitoring efforts through collaborative research and open sharing of data; and
(2) take the necessary steps to ensure the confidentiality of such information (especially proprietary information), for any information required by the Administrator to be submitted under this section.


(Pub. L. 109–449, § 6,Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3338; Pub. L. 112–213, title VI, § 607,Dec. 20, 2012, 126 Stat. 1578.)

2012—Par. (2). Pub. L. 112–213struck out “by the fishing industry” after “to be submitted”.

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33 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 19552012112-213 [Sec.] 607126 Stat. 1578


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