50 CFR 270.13 - Books, records and reports.
(a) The Council must submit to NMFS the following documents according to the schedule approved in the Council's charter:
(1) A marketing assessment and promotion plan;
(2) A financial report with respect to the receipt and disbursement of funds;
(3) An audit report conducted by an independent public accountant; and
(4) Other reports or data NMFS determines necessary to evaluate the Council's performance and verify the results of the market assessment and promotion plan..
(b) All Council records, reports, and data must be maintained by the Council for a minimum of 3 years, even if the Council is terminated.