16 U.S. Code § 5701 - Purposes
PurposesIt is the purpose of this subchapter—
to implement the interim agreement for the conservation of salmon stocks originating from the Yukon River in Canada agreed to through an exchange of notes between the Government of the United States and the Government of Canada on February 3, 1995;
to provide for representation by the United States on the Yukon River Panel established under such agreement; and
to authorize to be appropriated sums necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the United States under such agreement.
Short Title of 2004 Amendment
“This title [enacting this subchapter] may be cited as the ‘Yukon River Salmon Act of 1995’.”
“This title [enacting subchapter II of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Yukon River Salmon Act of 2000’.”
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