Report on the Activities of the Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, 95th Congress, 1st Session

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Page 181 - The sea-bed and ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction (hereinafter referred to as the area), as well as the resources of the area, are the common heritage of mankind.
Page 218 - Having concern for the urgency of conserving and prudently utilizing its natural resources, the Government of the United States regards the natural resources of the subsoil and sea bed of the continental shelf beneath the high seas but contiguous to the coasts of the United States as appertaining to the United States, subject to its jurisdiction and control.
Page 1 - Measures relating to the regulation of common carriers by water (except matters subject to the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission) and to the inspection of merchant marine vessels, lights and signals, llfesaving equipment and fire protection on such vessels.
Page 49 - take" means to harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap, capture, or collect, or to attempt to engage in any such conduct. (15) The term "threatened species" means any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.
Page 153 - Nothing in this Act shall apply to working conditions of employees with respect to which other Federal agencies...
Page 28 - The coastal State and other States whose nationals fish in the region for the highly migratory species listed in Annex I shall co-operate directly or through appropriate international organizations with a view to ensuring conservation and promoting the objective of optimum utilization of such species throughout the region, both within and beyond the exclusive economic zone.
Page 93 - Fish and Wildlife Service (in the Department of the Interior) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (in the Department of Commerce) administer the ESA.
Page 82 - For the purpose of this section, the term "refiner" shall not include any refiner whose total refinery capacity ( including the refinery capacity of any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such refiner) does not exceed 65,000 barrels per day. For purposes of this section, "control" of a corporation means ownership of more than 50 percent of its stock.
Page 220 - To establish a policy for the management of oil and natural gas in the Outer Continental Shelf; to protect the marine and coastal environment; to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act; and for other purposes.
Page 100 - vessel of the United States" shall mean any private vessel documented or certificated under the laws of the United States. SEC. 2. In any case where — (a) a vessel of the United States is seized by a foreign country on the basis of rights or claims in territorial waters or the high seas which are not recognized by the United States; and (b) there is no dispute of material facts with respect to the location or activity of such vessel at the time of...

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