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Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of 1999

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of 1999

report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. 1934) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine mammals -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Marine resources conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Wildlife rescue -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 106-242.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15554827M

    The amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act include: the Endangered Species Act, ; the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act, , , ; the Congressional Reports Elimination Act of , ; the Fisheries Amendments of , , ; the Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of ; the Fishery Conservation Amendments of , ; the International Dolphin Conservation Act . reauthorize and modify the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue and Response Grant Program, and for other purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Marine Mammal Re-5 search and Response Act of.

    The Marine Mammal Center is a private, non-profit U.S. organization that was established in for the purpose of rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing, marine mammals who are injured, ill, or abandoned. It was founded in Sausalito, California by Lloyd Smalley, Pat Arrigoni, and Paul Maxwell. Since , the Marine Mammal Center has rescued o marine nates: 37°50′06″N °31′54″W / °N . Through this act, many marine mammal lives have been saved thanks to efforts of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Together, these two governmental agencies oversee the enforcement of the Marine Mammal Protection Act to help protect wild populations and our ocean ecosystems from.

      The marine mammals that inhabit our oceans are among the most beautiful and fascinating species in our world. Polar bears, walrus, whales and . Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). By United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Abstract "J "Shipping list no.: buted to some depository libraries in n.


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Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of 1999 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of - Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program to provide assistance to eligible stranding network participants for: (1) marine mammal rescue and treatment; (2) data collection from living or dead marine mammals; and.

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Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. House report on MARINE MAMMAL RESCUE ASSISTANCE ACT OF This report is by the Resources. The Marine Mammal Protection Act: Reauthorization Issues Summary The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) was last reauthorized in The MMPA’s authorization of appropriations expired at th e end of FY At issue for Congress are the terms and conditions of provisions designed to reauthorize and.

Trained rescue team members will decide if a marine mammal needs rescue or treatment. Rehabilitation occurs away from the main Aquarium site. This prevents the spread of disease and parasites. Staff members and volunteers must undergo a four-hour quarantine. the U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act Current NMFS policy states that an activity has the potential to injure (Level A harassment) if the marine mammal receives acoustic (sound) pressure levels at or above decibels relative to 1 micropascal (root mean squared), and has the potential to disrupt (Level B File Size: KB.

Marine Mammal Rescue. The Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre is a hospital for sick, injured or orphaned marine mammals. The Rescue Centre rescues abandoned mammals and rehabilitates them for release back into their natural habitat. MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION An Act to make provision for the protection of marine mammals.

[Assent 2nd August, ] [Commencement 10th August, ] 1. This Act may be cited as the Marine Mammal Protection Act. In this Act — “captive marine mammal” means a marine mammal under human care and maintained in a captive marine mammal facility;File Size: KB. Canada's only dedicated marine mammal rescue facility.

Our rescue program, an Ocean wise initiative, is also one of the largest rescue facilities in the world - rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing over marine mammals each year. Harbour Seals Released Back into the Wild | Ocean Wise. Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue, an Ocean Wise initiative, is Canada’s only dedicated marine mammal rescue facility and one of the largest rescue facilities in the world.

We have been involved in marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation for over fifty years. Twenty-six years ago, in Decemberthe Marine Mammal Protection Act was passed, specifying that captive marine mammals would be provided with adequate care.

Since Septemberthe Animal and We hope that the information in this book will be of interest and assistance to all those involved in the maintenance and husbandry of mahne. The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) was the first legislation to mandate an ecosystem-based approach to marine resource management.

Under the MMPA, Congress directed that the primary objective of marine mammal management should be to maintain the health and stability of the marine ecosystem and, when consistent with that primary objective.

The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) was the first act of the United States Congress to call specifically for an ecosystem approach to wildlife d by: the 92nd United States Congress. TOPN: Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of | A | B | C Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of Pub. title II, Dec. Title II of P.L. (Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of ).

For additional information, see archived CRS Report IB, Fishery, Aquaculture, and Marine MammalAuthor: Eugene H. Buck. The permit authorizes the MMHSRP to carry out stranding and entanglement response, rescue, rehabilitation, and release of threatened and endangered marine mammals and conduct health-related scientific research studies on marine mammals and marine mammal parts.

The current permit issued to the MMHSRP will expire on J 06/29/ Implementation of the Amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act: House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans: th: 06/10/ H.R. Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act of and comment on trophy permit included in H.R.

This celebration of the history and mission of the Marine Mammal Center is illustrated with full-color photographs and sprinkled with real-life rescue stories, making this a book for animal lovers, environmentalists, and students.

Editors' Picks: The Best Cookbooks of the Month. The top cookbooks of the month picked by Amazon Book Review Editor 5/5(2). “Except as provided otherwise in this Act [see Short Title of Amendment note above], or the amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act of (16 U.S.C. et seq.) made by this Act, the Secretary of Commerce or the Secretary of the Interior, as appropriate, shall, after notice and opportunity for public comment, promulgate.

Marine Mammal Rescue Program Summary. Established inthe FAU Harbor Branch Marine Mammal Rescue Program was developed to respond to stranding events in Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin counties. The stranding team also assists our stranding partners throughout Florida. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) (hereinafter “we” or “us”) issues this document to solicit applications for Federal assistance under the John H.

Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program (Prescott Stranding Grant Program). Animal experts at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute are on call to help injured marine mammals and bring them to safety. The FAU HBOI Marine Mammal Rescue Team works under a .H.R.

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