Public information and outreach

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§3103. Public information and outreach

The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with other Federal agencies, and in cooperation with the National Sea Grant program, shall design and implement a program to disseminate information developed under the NOAA Oceans and Human Health Initiative, including research, assessments, and findings regarding the relationship between oceans and human health, on both a regional and national scale. The information, particularly with respect to potential health risks, shall be made available in a timely manner to appropriate Federal or State agencies, involved industries, and other interested persons through a variety of means, including through the Internet.

( Pub. L. 108–447, div. B, title IX, §904, Dec. 8, 2004, 118 Stat. 2934 ; Pub. L. 114–327, title VI, §601, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1998 .)


2016-Pub. L. 114–327 struck out subsec. (a) designation and heading, realigned margins, and struck out subsec. (b) which related to NOAA Oceans and Human Health Initiative annual report.

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