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PUBLIC LAW 101-646—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4769 around public facilities. The Assistant Secretary shall collect and make available, through publications and other appropriate means, information pertaining to such control methods, "( j) IMPLEMENTATION. — "(1) REGULATIONS. — Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director and the Under Secretary may issue such rules and regulations as may be necessary to implement this section. "(2) PARTICIPATION OF OTHERS. —The Task Force shall provide opportunities for affected Federal agencies which are not part of the Task Force, State and local government agencies, and regional and other entities with the necessary expertise to participate in control programs. If these other agencies or entities have sufficient authority or jurisdiction and expertise and where this will be more efficient or effective, responsibility for implementing all or a portion of a control program may be delegated to such agencies or entities, " (k) REPORTS. — "(1) Not later than 12 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Task Force shall submit a report describing the program developed under subsection (a), including the research protocol required under subsection (f)(2), to the appropriate Committees. "(2) On an annual basis after the submission of the report under paragraph (1), the Task Force shall submit a report to the appropriate Committees detailing progress in carrying out this

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"SEC. 1203. GREAT LAKES REGIONAL COORDINATION. 16 USC 4723. "(a) IN GENERAL.— Not later than 30 days following the date of enactment of this Act, the Task Force shall request that the Great Lakes Commission (established under Article IV of the Great Lakes Compact to which the Congress granted consent in the Act of July 24, 1968, P.L. 90 -419) convene a panel of Great Lakes representatives from Federal, State and local agencies and from private environmental and commercial interests_to— "(1) identify priorities for the Great Lakes with respect to aquatic nuisance species; "(2) make recommendations to the Task Force regarding programs to carry out section 1202(i) of this Act; "(3) assist the Task Force in coordinating Federal aquatic nuisance species program activities in the Great Lakes; "(4) coordinate, where possible, aquatic nuisance species program activities in the Great Lakes that are not conducted pursuant to this Act; "(5) provide advice to public and private individuals and fH^lic entities concerning methods of controlling aquatic nuisance i»^*ormation. species; and "(6) submit annually a report to the Task Force describing Reports, activities within the Great Lakes related to aquatic nuisance species prevention, research, control. "(b) CONSULTATION. — The Task Force shall request that the Great Lakes Fishery Commission provide information to the panel convened under this section on technical and policy matters related to the international fishery resources of the Great Lakes.