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104 STAT. 4456 PUBLIC LAW 101-627—NOV. 28, 1990 (4) by inserting "observer or" immediately before "officer in fear". CIVIL FORFEITURES SEC. 116. Section 310(e) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1860(e)) is amended— (1) by inserting "(1)" immediately before "For purposes"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(2) For purposes of this Act, it shall be a rebuttable presumption that any fish of a species which spawns in fresh or estuarine waters and migrates to ocean waters that is found on board a vessel is of United States origin if the vessel is within the migratory range of the species during that part of the year to which the migratory range applies.". ENFORCEMENT SEC. 117. Section 311(e) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1861(e)) is amended to read as follows: "(e) PAYMENT OF STORAGE, CARE, AND OTHER C!OSTS. —(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary or the Secretary of the Treasury may pay from sums received as fines, penalties, and forfeitures of property for violations of any provisions of this Act or of any other fishery resource law enforced by the Secretary, including the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3371 et seq.)— "(A) the reasonable and necessary costs incurred in providing temporary storage, care, and maintenance of seized fish or other property pending disposition of any civil or criminal proceeding alleging a violation of any provision of this Act or any other fishery resource law enforced by the Secretary with respect to that fish or other property; "(B) a reward to any person who furnishes information which leads to an arrest, conviction, civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property for any violation of any provision of this Act or any other fishery resource law enforced by the Secretary; "(C) any expenses directly related to investigations and civil or criminal enforcement proceedings, including any necessary expenses for equipment, training, travel, witnesses, and contracting services directly related to such investigations or proceedings; "(D) any valid liens or mortgages against any property that has been forfeited; "(E) claims of parties in interest to property disposed of under section 612(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1612(b)) or under other provisions of the customs laws, as made applicable by section 310(c) of this Act to seizures made by the Secretary under this Act, in amounts determined by the Secretary to be applicable to such claims at the time of seizure; and "(F) reimbursement to any Federal or State sigency, including the Coast Guard, for services performed, or personnel, equipment, or facilities utilized, under any agreement with the Secretary entered into pursuant to subsection (a), or any similar agreement authorized by law. "(2) Any person assessed a civil penalty for, or convicted of, any violation of this Act shall be liable for the cost incurred in storage, care, and maintenance of any fish or other property seized in connection with the violation.".