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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Compact

Establishes a commission to promote better utilization of fisheries along the Atlantic seaboard. In 1980 the Commission assumed the responsibility for administering the Interstate Fisheries Management Program, which is a cooperative state-federal project involved in managing the interjurisdictional fisheries of the Atlantic coast.
Category: Conservation and Environment
Interstate Agency: Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC)
Agency Website: http://www.asmfc.org

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Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Connecticut C.G.S.A. Sec. 26-295 et seq. 1940
Delaware 7 Del. C. Secs. 1501 to 1505 1941
Florida West's F.S.A. Sec. 370.19 1941
Georgia O.C.G.A. Secs. 27-4-210 to 27-4-216 1943
Maine 12 M.R.S.A. Sec. 4601 et seq. 1942
Maryland MD. [Nat. Res.] Code Ann. Secs. 4-301 to 4-305 1941
Massachusetts ALM GL 130:1 to 5 1941
New Hampshire RSA 213:1 - 213.6 1941
New Jersey N.J.S.A. 32:21-1 et seq. 1941
New York McKinney's Environmental Conservation Law Sec. 13-0371 1941
North Carolina G.S. Secs. 113-251 to 113-258 1949
Pennsylvania 30 Pa.C.S.A. Sec. 7101 et seq. 1981
Rhode Island Gen. Laws 1956, Secs. 20-8-1 to 20-8-12 1941
South Carolina
Virginia Code 1976, Secs. 50-5-2700 et seq. 1942