Some Council Family Members Omit Financial Interests on Disclosure Form

posted in: July 2016 | 0

 

The Magnuson-Stevens Act gives wide leeway to members of the eight regional fishery management councils when it comes to voting on matters in which they, their spouses, or their minor children might have a financial interest. It does, however, require the appointed members to disclose the nature of those interests. For example, do they own a fishing vessel or have a stake in a company that markets or processes fish caught under the jurisdiction of the council they belong to . . .

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