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      RS 56:639.3     


§639.3.  Definitions

As used in this Subpart, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  "Artificial reef" means a structure or system of structures which is constructed, placed, or permitted in waters covered under this Subpart for the purpose of enhancing fishery resources and commercial and recreational fishing opportunities.  

(2)  "CCEER" means Center for Coastal, Energy, and Environmental Resources.

(3)  "Department" means the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.  

(4)  REPEALED BY ACTS 1993, NO. 271, §2.  

(5)  "Initiative" means the Artificial Reef Initiative at Louisiana State University, which is developing a Louisiana Artificial Reef Development Plan.  

(6)  "National Fishing Enhancement Act" means the federal artificial reef development legislation, PL 98-623, Title II.  

(7)  "Reef materials" means any materials allowed under the National Artificial Reef Plan, adopted pursuant to the National Fishing Enhancement Act for construction of artificial reefs.  

(8)  "Secretary" means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.  

(9)  "Waters covered under this Subpart" means the navigable waters of Louisiana and waters of the federal exclusive economic zone adjacent to Louisiana waters.  

(10)  REPEALED BY ACTS 1993, NO. 271, §2.  

(11)  "Sea Grant" means the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program.

Acts 1986, No. 100, §1, eff. June 23, 1986; Acts 1993, No. 271, §§1, 2.  

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