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Agency:    Department of Commerce
Bureau:    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Account:    Promote and develop fishery products and research pertaining to (13-5139)
Certifying Official:    Budget Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOC.GOV   202-482-4883
Alaska Fisheries Marketing Board

1 recipient will receive $10,000,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Direct Payment. The AFMB is a private, non-profit organization that was created under Federal statute. Its leadership is comprised of eleven board members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, representing a wide range of expertise in the seafood industry. Its mission is to serve as a catalyst to market, develop, and promote Alaska seafood and improve related technology and transportation.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Alaska Fisheries Marketing Board $10,000 Non-Profit
725 Christensen Dr., Suite 4
Anchorage, AK
  Comment: No Duns number recorded. EIN is: 81-0613416
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: P.L. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Of the amount available from the fund entitled ''Promote and Develop Fishery Products and Research Pertaining to American Fisheries'', $10,000,000 shall be provided to the Alaska Fisheries Marketing Board'.Provided, That (1) the Alaska Fisheries Marketing Board (hereinafter ''the Board'') shall be a nonprofit organization and not an agency or establishment of the United States, (2) the Secretary may appoint, assign, or otherwise designate as Executive Director an employee of the Department of Commerce, who may serve in an official capacity in such position, with or without reimbursement, and such appointment or assignment shall be without interruption or loss of civil service status or privilege, and (3) the Board may adopt bylaws consistent with the purposes of this section, and may undertake other acts necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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