33 U.S. Code § 3421 - Program established

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(a) In general
The Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall establish and maintain an undersea research program and shall designate a Director of that program.
(b) Purpose
The purpose of the program is to increase scientific knowledge essential for the informed management, use, and preservation of oceanic, marine, and coastal areas and the Great Lakes.


(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, § 12102,Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1419.)
Short Title

This subchapter known as the “NOAA Undersea Research Program Act of 2009”, see Short Title note set out under section 3401 of this title.

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