Gulf States Marine Fisheries Compact

It is the purpose of this compact to promote the better utilization of the fisheries, marine, shell, and anadromous, of the seaboard of the Gulf of Mexico, by the development of a joint program for the promotion and protection of such fisheries and the prevention of the physical waste of the fisheries from any cause.
Category: Conservation and Environment
Interstate Agency: Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
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Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Alabama Code of Ala. 1975 Secs. 9-12-180 to 1949
Congress 63 Stat. 70 P.L. 81-66 1949
Florida West's F.S.A. Sec. 370.20 1947
Louisiana LSA-R.S. 56:71 et seq. 1948
Mississippi Code 1972, Secs. 49-15-101 to 49-15-109 1950
Texas V.T.C.A., Parks & Wildlife Code Sec. 91.001 et seq. 1949