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107 STAT. 2450 PUBLIC LAW 103-206—DEC. 20, 1993 tion in collection, management, and analysis of fishery data; law enforcement; habitat conservation; fishery research, including biological and socioeconomic research; and fishery management planning. (b) FEDERAL REGULATION IN EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE.—(1) In the absence of an approved and implemented fishery management plan under the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), and after consultation with the appropriate Councils, the Secretary may implement regulations to govern fishing in the exclusive economic zone that are— (A) necessary to support the effective implementation of a coastal fishery management plan; and (B) consistent with the national standards set forth in section 301 of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1851). The regulations may include measures recommended by the Commission to the Secretary that are necessary to support the provisions of the coastal fishery management plan. Regulations issued by the Secretary to implement an approved fishery management plan prepared by the appropriate Councils or the Secretary under the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) shall supersede any conflicting regulations issued by the Secretary under this subsection. (2) The provisions of sections 307, 308, 309, 310, and 311 of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, and 1861) regarding prohibited acts, civil penalties, criminal offenses, civil forfeitures, and enforcement shall apply with respect to regulations issued under this subsection as if such regulations were issued under the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.). 16 USC 5104. SEC. 805. STATE IMPLEMENTATION OF COASTAL FISHERY MANAGE- MENT PLANS. (a) COASTAL FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLANS.—(1) The Commission shall prepare and adopt coastal fishery management plans to provide for the conservation of coastal fishery resources. In preparing a coastal fishery management plan for a fishery that IS located in both State waters and the exclusive economic zone, the Commission shall consult with appropriate Councils to determine areas where such coastal fishery management plan may complement Council fishery management plans. The coastal fishery management plan shall specify the requirements necessary for States to be m compliance with the plan. Upon adoption of a coastal fishery management plan, the Commission shall identify each State that is required to implement and enforce that plan. (2) Within 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Commission shall establish standards and procedures to govern the preparation of coastal fishery management plans under this title, including standards and procedures to ensure that— (A) such plans promote the conservation of fish stocks throughout their ranges and are based on the best scientific information available; and (B) the Commission provides adequate opportunity for public participation in the plan preparation process, including at least four public hearings and procedures for the submission of written comments to the Commission.