Executive Order 12962 of June 7, 1995 - Recreational Fisheries

This Executive Order mandates that Federal agencies, to the extent permitted by law and where practicable, improve the quality, function, and sustainable productivity and distribution of U.S. aquatic resources for increased recreational fishing opportunities. It also established the National Recreational Fisheries Coordination Council. It was amended by EO 13474 in 2008.

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The Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council is a Federal Advisory Committee Act group that advises the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce on aquatic conservation and restoration endeavors in​ ​fresh, estuarine, and marine environments that benefit recreational fishery...