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PUBLIC LAW 103-206—DEC. 20, 1993 107 STAT. 2453 (7) resist a lawful arrest for any act prohibited by this section; (8) ship, transport, ofTer for sale, sell, purchase, import, or have custody, control, or possession of, any fish taken or retained in violation of this title; or (9) interfere with, delay, or prevent, by any means, the apprehension or arrest of another person, knowing that such other person has committed any act prohibited by this section. (£) CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES. —(1) Any person who commits any act that is unlawful under subsection (e) shall be liable to the United States for a civil penalty as provided by section 308 of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1858). (2) Any person who commits an act prohibited by paragraph (5), (6), (7), or (9) of subsection (e) is guilty of an offense punishable as provided by section 309(a)(l) and (b) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1859 (a)(1) and (b)). (g) CIVIL FORFEITURES.— (1) Any vessel (including its gear, equipment, appurtenances, stores, and cargo) used, and any fish (or uie fair market value thereof) taken or retained, in any manner, in connection with, or as the result of, the commission of any act that is unlawful under subsection (e), shall be subject to forfeiture to the United States as provided in section 310 of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1860). (2) Any fish seized pursuant to this title may be disposed of pursuant to the order of a court of competent jurisdiction or, if perishable, in a manner prescribed in regulation. (h) ENFORCEMENT.. —A person authorized by the Secretary or the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating may take any action to enforce a moratorium declared under subsection (c) of this section that an officer authorized by the Secretary under section 311(b) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1861(b)) may take to enforce that Act. The Secretary may, by agreement, on a reimbursable basis or otherwise, utilize the personnel, services, equipment (including aircraft and vessels), and facilities of any other Federal department or agency and of any agency of a State in carrying out that enforcement. SEC. 808. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. 16 USC 5107. The Secretary and the Secretary of the Interior may provide financial assistance to the Commission and to the States to carry out their respective responsibilities under this title, including— (1) the preparation, implementation, and enforcement of coastal fishery management plans; and (2) State activities that are specifically required within such plans. SEC. 809. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. 16 USC 5108. To carry out the provisions of this title, there are authorized to be appropriated $3,000,000 for fiscal year 1994, $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1995, and $7,000,000 forfiscalyear 1996. SEC. 810. ATLANTIC STRIPED BASS CONSERVATION ACT. Section 9 of the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 1851 note) is repealed.