United States Code

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§ 4002.
Congressional statement of purpose
The purpose of this chapter is to—
strengthen the competitive position of the United States commercial fishing industry in the domestic and international marketplace;
encourage the development and utilization of all species of fish available for harvest by the United States fishing industry;
encourage the utilization of domestically-produced fish through enhancement of markets, promotion, and public relations;
help the United States fishing industry develop methods to improve quality and efficiency in the marketplace;
educate and inform consumers on the use of fish;
develop better coordination of fisheries marketing and promotion activities with commercial fisheries research and development programs; and
educate and inform the public about the nutritional value of fish in the diet.
(Pub. L. 99–659, title II, § 203, Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3716.)
cite as: 16 USC 4002