23:3-51.12 "Menhaden Marine Fisheries Management Account."
14. a. There is established within the General Fund, a separate, dedicated, and non-lapsing account to be known as the "Menhaden Marine Fisheries Management Account." This account shall be credited with:
(1)all revenues received from the issuance of Menhaden Purse Seine Fishing Vessel Licenses and Menhaden Purse Seine Fishing Vessel Operator's Licenses pursuant to R.S.23:3-51 and R.S.23:3-52;
(2)all revenues received from the issuance of Menhaden Landing Licenses and Menhaden Dealer Licenses pursuant to sections 5 and 9 of P.L.2013, c.74 (C.23:3-51.3 and C.23:3-51.7); and
(3)all revenues received from the issuance of Menhaden Personal Use and Limited Sale Licenses pursuant to section 12 of P.L.2014, c.57 (C.23:3-51.16).
b.The moneys in the Menhaden Marine Fisheries Management Account shall be allocated to the Division of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Fisheries Administration within the Department of Environmental Protection, and shall be dedicated for the purposes of menhaden quota management, menhaden biological monitoring, and menhaden fisheries law enforcement in connection with the menhaden marine fishery.
L.2013, c.74, s.14; amended 2014, c.57, s.10.
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