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§ 49-15-323. Commission to have jurisdiction over certain violations of marine resources law or regulations committed in the Gulf of Mexico outside state's territorial waters.
 

If any violation of any marine resources law or regulation is alleged to have been committed in the Gulf of Mexico outside of the state's territorial waters where the state has jurisdiction over the recreational or commercial fishing vessel, under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 USCS Section 1856, or any other provision of federal law, the Commission on Marine Resources shall have jurisdiction of the offense and may commence administrative enforcement action against alleged violators in accordance with the administrative procedures provisions of M.C.A. Section 49-15-401, et seq. 
 

Sources: Laws, 2008, ch. 372, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2008.