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ronmental cleanup remains protective of human health or the environment that do not unreasonably affect the use of the property

(D) Valid existing rights in the property, including rights granted by contract, permit, right-of-way, or easement.

(E) The terms of the documents described in subsection (d)(2). (c) REPEALS.—Effective on the date on which the Secretary of Commerce makes the certification described in subsection (b)(2), the following provisions are repealed:

(1) Section 205 of the Fur Seal Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 1165).

(2) Section 3 of Public Law 104–91 (16 U.S.C. 1165 note). (d) SAVINGS.

(1) IN GENERAL.-Nothing in this title shall affect any obligation of the Secretary of Commerce, or of any Federal department or agency, under or with respect to any document described in paragraph (2) or with respect to any lands subject to such a document.

(2) DOCUMENTS DESCRIBED.—The documents referred to in paragraph (1) are the following:

(A) The Transfer of Property on the Pribilof Islands: Description, Terms, and Conditions, dated February 10, 1984, between the Secretary of Commerce and various Pribilof Island entities.

(B) The Settlement Agreement between Tanadgusix Corporation and the City of St. Paul, dated January 11, 1988, and approved by the Secretary of Commerce on February 23, 1988.

(C) The Memorandum of Understanding between Tanadgusix Corporation, Tanaq Corporation, and the Sec

retary of Commerce, dated December 22, 1976. (e) DEFINITIONS.—

(1) IN GENERAL.-Except as provided in paragraph (2), the definitions set forth in section 101 of the Fur Seal Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 1151) shall apply to this section.

(2) NATIVES OF THE PRIBILOF ISLANDS.—For purposes of this section, the term “Natives of the Pribilof Islands” includes the Tanadgusix Corporation, the St. George Tanaq Corporation, and the city governments and tribal councils of St. Paul and St. George, Alaska.

MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT OF 1972

MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT OF 1972

[Public Law 92-522, Approved Oct. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 1027]

[Amended through Public Law 106–555, Dec. 21, 2000)

AN ACT To protect marine mammals; to establish a Marine Mammal Commission;

for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act, with the following table of contents, may be cited as the “Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972".

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sec. 2. Findings and declaration of policy.
Sec. 3. Definitions.
Sec. 4. Effective date.

TITLE I–CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF MARINE MAMMALS
Sec. 101. Moratorium and exceptions.
Sec. 102. Prohibitions.
Sec. 103. Regulations on taking of marine mammals.
Sec. 104. Permits.
Sec. 105. Penalties.
Sec. 106. Vessel fine, cargo forfeiture, and rewards.
Sec. 107. Enforcement.
Sec. 108. International program.
Sec. 109. Federal cooperation with States.
Sec. 110. Marine mammal research grants.
Sec. 111. Commercial fisheries gear development.
Sec. 112. Regulations and administration.
Sec. 113. Application to other treaties and conventions.
Sec. 114. Interim exemption for commercial fisheries.
Sec. 115. Status review; conservation plans.
Sec. 116. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 117. Stock assessments.
Sec. 118. Taking of marine mammals incidental to commercial fishing operations.
Sec. 119. Marine mammal cooperative agreements in Alaska.
Sec. 120. Pacific Coast Task Force; Gulf of Maine.

TITLE II–MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION
Sec. 201. Establishment of Commission.
Sec. 202. Duties of Commission.
Sec. 203. Committee of Scientific Advisors on Marine Mammals.
Sec. 204. Commission reports.
Sec. 205. Coordination with other Federal agencies.
Sec. 206. Administration of Commission.
Sec. 207. Authorization of appropriations.

TITLE III—INTERNATIONAL DOLPHIN CONSERVATION PROGRAM
Sec. 301. Findings and policy.
Sec. 302. International Dolphin Conservation Program.
Sec. 303. Regulatory authority of the Secretary.
Sec. 304. Research.
Sec. 305. Reports by the Secretary.

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