16 U.S. Code § 1882 - Fisheries systems research
Not later than 180 days after October 11, 1996, the Secretary shall establish an advisory panel under this chapter to develop recommendations to expand the application of ecosystem principles in fishery conservation and management activities.
Prior to selecting advisory panel members, the Secretary shall, with respect to panel members described in subsection (b)(1) of this section, solicit recommendations from the National Academy of Sciences.
The advisory panel established under this section shall be deemed an advisory panel under section 1852(g) of this title.
The Secretary is authorized to provide necessary technical advice and assistance, including grants, to the Councils for the development and design of regional pilot programs that build upon the recommendations of the advisory panel and, when completed, the study.
 So in original. Probably should be capitalized.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 94–265, Apr. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 331, as amended, known as the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1801 of this title and Tables.
October 11, 1996, referred to in subsec. (d), was in the original “the date of enactment of this Act”, which was translated as meaning the date of enactment of Pub. L. 104–297, which amended this section generally, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2007—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 109–479 added subsec. (f).
1996—Pub. L. 104–297 amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, section authorized appropriations to carry out this chapter for fiscal year ending June 30, 1976 to fiscal year ending September 30, 1993.
1990—Pars. (16) to (19). Pub. L. 101–627 added pars. (16) to (19).
1986—Pars. (12) to (15). Pub. L. 99–659 added pars. (12) to (15).
1983—Pars. (9) to (11). Pub. L. 97–453 added pars. (9) to (11).
1979—Pars. (6) to (8). Pub. L. 96–61 added pars. (6) to (8).
1978—Par. (5). Pub. L. 95–354 added par. (5).