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PUBLIC LAW 102-587—NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 5059 SEC. 2306. COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT PLAN. (a) PREPARATION OF PLAN. —The Secretary, in consultation with interested persons and appropriate Federal, State, and local government authorities, shall develop and issue not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of this title a comprehensive management plan and implementing regulations to achieve the policy and purposes of this subtitle. In developing the plan and regulations, the Secretary shall follow the procedures specified in sections 303 and 304 of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1433 and 1434), as amended by this title. Such comprehensive management plan shall— (1) facilitate all public and private uses of the Sanctuary (including uses of Hawaiian natives customarily and traditionally exercised for subsistence, cultural, and religious purposes) consistent with the primary objective of the protection of humpback whales and their habitat; (2) set forth the allocation of Federal and State enforcement responsibilities, as jointly agreed by the Secretary and the State of Hawaii; (3) identify research needs and establish a long-term ecological monitoring program with respect to humpback whales and their habitat; (4) identify alternative sources of funding needed to fully implement the plan's provisions and supplement appropriations under section 2307 of this subtitle and section 313 of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1444); (5) ensure coordination and cooperation between Sanctuary managers and other Federal, State, and local authorities with jvirisdiction within or adjacent to the Scmctuary; and (6) promote education among users of the Sanctuary and the general public about conservation of humpback whales, their habitat, and other marine resources. (b) PUBLIC PARTICIPATION. — The Secretary shall provide for participation by the general public in development of the comprehensive management plan or any amendment thereto. SEC. 2307. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. For canning out this subtitle, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary $500,000 for fiscal year 1993 and $300,000 for fiscal year 1994. Of the amounts appropriated under this section for fiscal year 1993— (1) not less than $50,000 shall be used by the Western Pacific Regional Team to evaluate potential national marine sanctuary sites for inclusion on the Department of Commerce's Site Evaluation List; and (2) not less than $50,000 shall be used to continue the investigation of biological, cultural, and historical resources adjacent to Kahoolawe Island. TITLE m—MARINE MAMMAL STRANDINGS SEC. 3001. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the 'Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Act". Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Act. 16 USC 1361 note.