Financial Disclosure Statements

Council nominees and members and members of Science and Statistical Committees must file a Statement of Financial Interests to fulfill the requirements of the MSA. This financial information must be disclosed using NOAA Form 88-195, Statement of Financial Interests. It is unlawful for a council member to knowingly and willfully fail to disclose, or to falsely disclose, any financial interest as required by the MSA, or to knowingly vote on a council decision in violation of the MSA.