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 resources, enhance recreational boating, and encourage partnerships among industry, the public, and government to advance these efforts.

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In 1972, Congress enacted the Federal Advisory Committee Act to ensure that advice by the various advisory committees formed over the years is objective and accessible to the public and this advice or recommendations is provided to the President or designated official. Besides creating this...