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16 U.S. Code § 4726 - International cooperation

(a) Advice

The Task Force shall provide timely advice to the Secretary of State concerning aquatic nuisance species that infest waters shared with other countries.

(b) Negotiations

The Secretary of State, in consultation with the Task Force, is encouraged to initiate negotiations with the governments of foreign countries concerning the planning and implementation of prevention, monitoring, research, education, and control programs related to aquatic nuisance species infesting shared water resources.

Editorial Notes

1996—Pub. L. 104–332 made technical amendment to Pub. L. 101–646, § 1206, which enacted this section.