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106 STAT. 4906 PUBLIC LAW 102-582—NOV. 2, 1992 Central Bering Sea Fisheries Enforcement Act of 1992. 16 USC 1823 note. Federal Register, publication. (5) include Federal agencies with environmental expertise during the negotiations to determine the impact of the proposed trade agreements on national environmental law; and (6) periodically consult with interested parties concerning the progress of the negotiations. TITLE III—FISHERIES ENFORCEMENT IN CENTRAL BERING SEA SEC. 301. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Central Bering Sea Fisheries Enforcement Act of 1992". SEC. 302. PROmBITION APPLICABLE TO UNITED STATES VESSELS AND NATIONALS. (a) PROHIBITION.—Vessels and nationals of the United States are prohibited from conducting fishing operations in the Central Bering Sea, except where such fishing operations are conducted in accordance with an international fishery agreement to which the United States and the Russian Federation are parties. (b) CIVIL PENALTIES AND PERMIT SANCTIONS. — A violation of this section shall be subject to civil penalties and permit sanctions under section 308 of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1858). SEC. 303. PORT PRIVILEGES DENIAL FOR FISHING IN CENTRAL BERING SEA. (a) DENIAL OF PORT PRIVILEGES. — The Secretary of the Treasiiry shall, after December 31, 1992, in accordance with recognized principles of international law— (1) withhold or revoke the clearance required by section 4197 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (46 App. U.S.C. 91) for any fishing vessel documented under the laws of a nation that is included on a list published under subsection (b); and (2) deny entry of such fishing vessel to any place in the United States sind to the navigable waters of the United States. (b) PUBLICATION OF LiST. —Not later than forty-five days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, shall publish in the Federal Register a list of nations whose nationals or vessels conduct fishing operations in the Central Bering Sea, except where such fishing operations are in accordance with an international fishery agreement to which the United States and the Russian Federation are parties. The Secretary shall publish as an addendum to the Ust the name of each vessel documented under the laws of each listed nation which conducts fishing operations in the Central Bering Sea. A revised list shall be published whenever the list is no longer acciurate, except that a nation may not be removed from the list luiless— (1) the nationals and vessels of that nation have not conducted fishing operations in the Central Bering Sea for the previous ninety days and the nation has committed, through a bilateral agreement with the United States or in any other manner acceptable to the Secretary of Commerce, not to permit its nationals or vessels to resume such fishing operations; or