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PUBLIC LAW 102-587—NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 5049 (c) CONSULTATION.— Section 304(e) of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972, as amended by this title, shall apply to the Sanctuary as designated by the Secretary of Commerce. (d) VESSEL TRAFFIC—Within 18 months after the date of enact- Reports. ment of this title, the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Transportation, in consultation with the State of California and with adequate opportunity for public comment, shall report to Congress on measures for regulating vessel traffic in the Sanctuary if it is determined that such measures are necessary to protect sanctuary resources. SEC. 2204. ENHANCING SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL MARINE SANC- 16 USC 1442 TUARIES. "o^- (a) IN GENERAL. — Beginning on the date of enactment of this title, the Secretary shall conduct a 2-year pilot project to enhance funding for designation and management of national marine sanctuaries. (b) PROJECT.—The project shall consist of— (1) the creation, adoption, and publication in the Federal Register by the Secretary of a symbol for the national marine sanctuary program, or for individual national marine sanctuaries; (2) the solicitation of persons to be designated as official sponsors of the national marine sanctuary program or of individual national marine sanctuaries; (3) the designation of persons by the Secretary as official sponsors of the national marine sanctuary program or of individual sanctu£uries; (4) the authorization by the Secretary of the use of any svmbol published under paragraph (1) by ofilcial sponsors of the national marine sanctuary program or of individual national marine sanctuaries; (5) the establishment and collection by the Secretary of fees from official sponsors for the manufacture, reproduction or use of the symbols published under paragraph (1); (6) the retention of any fees assessed under paragraph (5) by the Secretary in an interest-bearing revolving fund; and (7) the expenditure of any fees and any interest in the fund established under paragraph (6), without appropriation, by the Secretary to designate and manage national marine sanctuaries. (c) CONTRACT AUTHORITY.—The Secretary may contract with any person for the creation of symbols or the solicitation of official sponsors under subsection (b). (d) RESTRICTIONS. —The Secretary may restrict the use of the symbols published under subsection (b), and the designation of official sponsors of the national marine sanctuary program or of individual national marine sanctuaries to ensure compatibility with the goals of the national marine sanctuary program. (e) PROPERTY OF UNITED STATES. — Any symbol which is adopted by the Secretary and published in the Federal Register under subsection (b) is deemea to be the property of the United States. (f) PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES. — (1) It is unlawful for any person— (A) designated as an official sponsor to influence or seek to influence any decision by the Secretary or any other Federcd official related to the designation or management of a national