16 U.S. Code § 3332 - State program for reduction of overall fishing capacity

The State shall submit to the Secretary a program within three months of December 22, 1980, designed to—
(1) provide incentives for early retirement of licenses, or early sale of vessels;
(2) set aside specific allocations of funds for each gear type to achieve the specific fleet reductions provided for in the program;
(3) obtain an effective and expeditious reduction in the overall fishing capacity of and the number of vessels and licenses in the non-Indian commercial and charter salmon fishing fleets in the Washington conservation area; and
(4) provide State funding for 25 per centum of the total cost of the program.


(Pub. L. 96–561, title I, § 131,Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3284.)


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