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PUBLIC LAW 104-43—NOV. 3, 1995 109 STAT. 391 (2) The amendment made by paragraph (1) shall be effective on and after April 30, 1994. (b) Section 803(13)(C) of Public Law 102-567 (16 U.S.C. 5002(13)(C)) is amended to read as follows: "(C) any vessel supporting a vessel described in subparagraph (A) or (B).". TITLE V—FISHERIES ENFORCEMENT IN CENTRAL SEA OF OKHOTSK SEC. 501. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Sea of Okhotsk Fisheries Enforcement Act of 1995". SEC. 502. FISHING PROHIBITION. (a) ADDITION OF CENTRAL SEA OF OKHOTSK.—Section 302 of the Central Bering Sea Fisheries Enforcement Act of 1992 (16 U.S.C. 1823 note) is amended by inserting "and the Central Sea of Okhotsk" after "Central Bering Sea". (b) DEFINITION.—Section 306 of such Act is amended— (1) by redesignating paragraphs (2), (3), (4), (5), and (6) as paragraphs (3), (4), (5), (6), and (7), respectively; and (2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following: "(2) CENTRAL SEA OF OKHOTSK.—The term 'Central Sea of Okhotsk' means the Central Sea of Okhotsk area which is more than two hundred nautical miles seaward of the baseline from which the breadth of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation is measured.". Effective date. 16 USC 1383a note. Sea of Okhotsk Fisheries Enforcement Act of 1995. 16 USC 1823 note. 16 USC 1823 note. TITLE VI—DRIFTNET MORATORIUM SEC. 601. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act". SEC. 602. FINDINGS. The Congress finds that— (1) Congress has enacted and the President has signed into law numerous Acts to control or prohibit large-scale driftnet fishing both within the jurisdiction of the United States and beyond the exclusive economic zone of any nation, including the Driftnet Impact Monitoring, Assessment, and Control Act of 1987 (title IV, Public Law 100-220), the Driftnet Act Amendments of 1990 (Public Law 101-627), and the High Seas Driftnet Fisheries Enforcement Act (title I, Public Law 102^ 582); (2) the United States is a party to the Convention for the Prohibition of Fishing with Long Driftnets in the South Pacific, also known as the Wellington Convention; (3) the General Assembly of the United Nations has adopted three resolutions and three decisions which established and reaffirm a global moratorium on large-scale driftnet fishing on the high seas, beginning with Resolution 44/225 in 1989 and most recently in Decision 48/445 in 1993; (4) the General./Assembly of the United Nations adopted these resolutions and decisions at the request of the United States and other concerned nations; High Seas Dnilnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act. 16 USC 1801 note. 16 USC 1826d note.