Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act of 1986

To assist States in managing interjurisdictional fisheries resources.




Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: A Collaborative Approach to Prevention and Control of Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species; Fishery Independent Assessment of Adult Red Drum and Coastal Sharks in South Carolina; Monitoring and Management of Coastal and Pelagic Specie.

Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


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Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Regional or Local Office: Potential applicants should make initial contact relative to this program at the region or area offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service listed.

Alaska: Alaska Regional Office, Barbara Fosburg, NMFS, P.O.

Box 12668, Juneau, AK 99802-1668.

Telephone: (907) 586-7273.

Use the same numbers for FTS.

Email: barbara.fosburg@noaa.gov.

Northeast: Harold C.

Mears, State, Federal and Constituent Programs Office; Northeast Region, 55 Great Republic Dr., Gloucester, MA 01930-2276.

Telephone: (978) 281-9243.

Fax: (978) 281- 9117.

Email: grants.information@noaa.gov.

Northwest Regional Office, Kevin Ford or Stehpen Freese, 7600 Sand Point Way, NE, Seattle, WA 98115-6349.

Telephone: (206) 526-6115 or 6113).

E-mail Kevin.Ford@naoo.gov or Stephen Freese@noaa.gov.

Pacific Islands Region: Scott Bloom, Federal Program Officer, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814-4700.

Telephone: (808) 973-2941.

E-mail: scott.bloom@noaa.gov Southeast: Cynthia Binkley, Federal Program Officer, State/Federal Liaison Branch, 263 13 Ave.

South, St.

Petersburg, FL 33701 Telephone: (727) 824- 5324..

Fax: (727) 824-5364 E-mail: Cynthia.Binkley@noaa.gov.

Southwest: Patricia Culver, Federal Program Officer, Southwest Region Office, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802- 4213.

Telephone: (310) 980- 4239.

Fax: (562) 980-4047.

E-mail: trisha.culver@noaa.gov.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Government Of Guam- Department Of Administration $ 15,052   2018-10-012023-09-30
American Samoa Government $ 165,921   2018-10-012023-09-30
Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida $ 180,624   2018-09-012023-08-31
Marine Resources, Mississippi Department Of $ 141,607   2018-09-012023-08-31
North Carolina Department Of Environmental Quality $ 94,264   2018-07-012023-06-30
Fish And Game, Alaska Department Of $ 180,624   2018-07-012023-06-30
Wildlife And Fisheries, Louisiana Department Of $ 180,624   2018-07-012023-06-30
Land And Natural Resources, Hawaii Dept Of $ 92,065   2018-07-012023-06-30
Natural And Environmental Resources, Pr Department Of $ 15,052   2018-07-012023-06-30
Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands $ 15,052   2018-07-012023-06-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Fishery-independent methods were used to collect abundance and biological data on adult red drum and coastal shark species for assessment of their population status in the coastal ocean and estuarine waters of South Carolina. The Great Lakes Commission provided institutional support for the Great Lakes Panel and its committees assisting in the development, implementation, and coordination of aquatic nuisance species program activities in the Great Lakes. The focus of the Great Lakes Panel is building regional capacity for aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention and control, targeting potential new introductions and established populations in the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River ecosystem. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds can be used for research and enforcement of interjurisdictional fishery resources, for the development of Fishery Management plans, and for restoration of resources damaged by a natural resource disaster.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The agency of a State government authorized under its laws to regulate commercial fisheries, and the Pacific, Atlantic, and Gulf Interstate Marine Fisheries Commissions.

Beneficiary Eligibility

The agency of a State government authorized under its laws to regulate commercial fisheries.

Credentials/Documentation

The Governor of each State shall notify the Secretary of Commerce which State agency is authorized to regulate commercial fisheries. An official of the State agency shall certify as the official(s) authorized in accordance with State law to commit the State to participation under the Act, to sign project documents, and to receive payments. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Proposals are submitted through Grants.Gov. Applicants will need to enter the Funding Opportunity Number and/or CFDA number to access the application package and instructions. Application package will then be submitted directly to the (Name of your Office - Example Coastal Services Center). Proposals are subject to the requirements of 15 CFR Parts 14 and 24, as applicable.

Award Procedures

Applications reviewed by the National Marine Fisheries Service Regional Program Office and processed by the NOAA Grants Management Division (OA32).

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act of 1986, Title 3, Public Law 99-659, 16 U.S.C 4106.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 75 days or less.

Appeals

No formal appeal procedure. If application is unacceptable the reasons are fully stated to the applicant. If the applicant desires to resubmit application, project must be revised in accordance with recommended changes.

Renewals

No renewal. However, an approved on-going project can be extended by submission of an amendment request.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: Apportionment to States is based on average value and volume of raw fish landed by domestic commercial fishermen. No State that qualified for funding may receive less than 1/2 of 1 percent or more than 6 percent of funds appropriated in any fiscal year based on conditions of the act. Federal funding is not to exceed 75 percent of approved project costs, except where a project supports an approved interstate or Federal Fishery Management Plan, up to 90 percent Federal funding may apply. The statistical factors used for fund allocation are: (1) Three year average of value of commercial fish landed, the source is the 'Fishery Statistics of the U.S.'; and (2) volume of fish landed, the source is the 'Fishery Statistics of the U.S.' No matching requirements for commission grants. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Awards are normally for a 12 month period but in some instances, award periods may extend beyond 12 months, or may be completed in less than 12 months. Award funds must be spent in the indicated budget period and is expended in accordance with DOC/NOAA finance and reporting procedures. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: According to grant agreement.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Reporting requirements are outlined in the Terms and Conditions of the Financial Assistance Award.

Progress reports summarize work accomplished and explain situations where expected work has not been completed.

Financial reports indicate use of funds during the six-month period.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Generally, a recipient is required to retain records relating to a particular grant for three (3) years from the date of submission of the final financial report. In cases where litigation, claim or an audit is initiated prior to expiration of the three-year period, records must be retained until the action and resolution of any issues associated with it are complete or until the end of the three-year retention period; whichever is latest.

Financial Information

Account Identification

13-1450-0-1-306.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $3,386,604; FY 17 est $3,386,604; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

50 CFR 253 available from Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries (F/SF), National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. or from regional offices without cost.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Regional or Local Office: Potential applicants should make initial contact relative to this program at the region or area offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service listed. Alaska: Alaska Regional Office, Barbara Fosburg, NMFS, P.O. Box 12668, Juneau, AK 99802-1668. Telephone: (907) 586-7273. Use the same numbers for FTS. Email: barbara.fosburg@noaa.gov. Northeast: Harold C. Mears, State, Federal and Constituent Programs Office; Northeast Region, 55 Great Republic Dr., Gloucester, MA 01930-2276. Telephone: (978) 281-9243. Fax: (978) 281- 9117. Email: grants.information@noaa.gov. Northwest Regional Office, Kevin Ford or Stehpen Freese, 7600 Sand Point Way, NE, Seattle, WA 98115-6349. Telephone: (206) 526-6115 or 6113). E-mail Kevin.Ford@naoo.gov or Stephen Freese@noaa.gov. Pacific Islands Region: Scott Bloom, Federal Program Officer, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814-4700. Telephone: (808) 973-2941. E-mail: scott.bloom@noaa.gov Southeast: Cynthia Binkley, Federal Program Officer, State/Federal Liaison Branch, 263 13 Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Telephone: (727) 824- 5324.. Fax: (727) 824-5364 E-mail: Cynthia.Binkley@noaa.gov. Southwest: Patricia Culver, Federal Program Officer, Southwest Region Office, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802- 4213. Telephone: (310) 980- 4239. Fax: (562) 980-4047. E-mail: trisha.culver@noaa.gov.

Headquarters Office

Steve Meyers Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine, Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, , Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Email: steve.meyers@noaa.gov Phone: (301) 713-2334 Fax: (301) 713-0596

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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