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PUBLIC LAW 101-627—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4441 consultation with the Secretary of State, shall establish a schedule of reasonable fees that shall apply nondiscriminatorily to each foreign nation. "(B) Amounts collected by the Secretary under this paragraph shall be deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.", (b) SANCTIONS.—Section 20403)(12) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1824(b)(12)) is repealed. DRIFTNET FISHING SEC. 107. (a) GENERAL. — Section 206 of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1826) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 206. LARGE-SCALE DRIFTNET FISHING. Driftnet Act "(a) SHORT TITLE.— This section incorporates and expands upon ^^Q"^ mentso provisions of the Driftnet Impact Monitoring, Assessment, and Control Act of 1987 and may be cited as the 'Driftnet Act Amendments of 1990'. "(b) FINDINGS. —The Congress finds that— "(1) the continued widespread use of large-scale driftnets beyond the exclusive economic zone of any nation is a destructive fishing practice that poses a threat to living marine resources of the world's oceans, including but not limited to the North and South Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea; "(2) the use of large-scale driftnets is expanding into new regions of the world's oceans, including the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea; "(3) there is a pressing need for detailed and reliable information on the number of seabirds, sea turtles, nontarget fish, and marine mammals that become entangled and die in actively fished large-scale driftnets and in large-scale driftnets that are lost, abandoned, or discarded; "(4) increased efforts, including reliable observer data and enforcement mechanisms, are needed to monitor, assess, control, and reduce the adverse impact of large-scale driftnet fishing on living marine resources; "(5) the nations of the world have agreed in the United Nations, through General Assembly Resolution Numbered 44- 225, approved December 22, 1989, by the General Assembly, that a moratorium should be imposed by June 30, 1992, on the use of large-scale driftnets beyond the exclusive economic zone of any nation; "(6) the nations of the South Pacific have agreed to a moratorium on the use of large-scale driftnets in the South Pacific through the Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific, which was agreed to in Wellington, New Zealand, on November 29, 1989; and "(7) increasing population pressures and new knowledge of the importance of living marine resources to the health of the global ecosystem demand that greater responsibility be exercised by persons fishing or developing new fisheries beyond the exclusive economic zone of any nation. "(c) PoucY. —It is declared to be the policy of the Congress in this section that the United States should—