16 U.S. Code § 5601 - Representation of United States under Convention
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(1) Appointments, generallyThe Secretary shall appoint not more than 3 individuals to serve as the representatives of the United States on the Commission, who shall each—
serve at the pleasure of the Secretary.
(2) Requirements for appointments
(A) The Secretary shall ensure that of the individuals serving as Commissioners—
at least 1 is appointed from among representatives of the commercial fishing industry;
1, other than the individual appointed under clause (ii), is a voting member of the New England Fishery Management Council.
(b) Alternate Commissioners
(2) Eligibility for appointment
(d) Alternate Representatives
(e) Experts and advisers
(f) Coordination and consultation
(1) In generalIn carrying out their functions under the Convention, Commissioners, Alternate Commissioners, Representatives, and Alternate Representatives shall—
consult with the committee established under section 5607 of this title.
References in Text
The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (f)(2), is Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Short Title of 2016 Amendment
“This title [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Act of 1995’.”