U.S Code last checked for updates: Sep 25, 2022
§ 3421.
Program established
(a)
In general

The Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall establish and maintain an undersea research program and shall designate a Director of that program.

(b)
Purpose

The purpose of the program is to increase scientific knowledge essential for the informed management, use, and preservation of oceanic, marine, and coastal areas and the Great Lakes.

(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, § 12102, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1419.)
cite as: 33 USC 3421