16 U.S. Code § 5101 - Findings and purpose
The purpose of this chapter is to support and encourage the development, implementation, and enforcement of effective interstate conservation and management of Atlantic coastal fishery resources.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original “this title”, meaning title VIII of Pub. L. 103–206, Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2447, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title VIII to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.
2000—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 106–555, which directed amendment of par. (3) of this section by substituting “such resources is” for “such resources in”, was executed by making the substitution in par. (3) of subsec. (a), to reflect the probable intent of Congress.