U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 892c. Reports

(a) Repealed. Pub. L. 105–383, title IV, § 432(c), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3445

(b) Maintaining Federal expertise in hydrographic services

(1) In general

     Not later than 6 months after November 13, 1998, the Administrator shall report to the Congress on a plan to ensure that Federal competence and expertise in hydrographic surveying will be maintained after the decommissioning of the 3 existing Administration hydrographic survey vessels.

(2) Contents

     The report shall include—

     (A) an evaluation of the seagoing capacity, personnel, and equipment necessary to maintain Federal expertise in hydrographic services;

     (B) an estimated schedule for decommissioning the 3 existing survey vessels;

     (C) a plan to maintain Federal expertise in hydrographic services after the decommissioning of these vessels; and

     (D) an estimate of the cost of carrying out this plan.

(Pub. L. 105–384, title III, § 305, Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3456; Pub. L. 105–383, title IV, § 432(c), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3445.)

Amendments

     1998—Pub. L. 105–383, which directed the amendment of this section by striking out subsecs. (a) and (d), was executed by striking out subsec. (a), because no subsec. (d) has been enacted. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows:

     "(a) Ports.—Not later than 6 months after November 13, 1998, the Administrator and the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall report to the Congress on—

"(1) the status of implementation of real-time tide and current data systems in United States ports;

"(2) existing safety and efficiency needs in United States ports that could be met by increased use of those systems; and

"(3) a plan for expanding those systems to meet those needs, including an estimate of the cost of implementing those systems in priority locations."

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

     Pub. L. 105–383, title IV, § 432(a), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3444, provided that: "Subsections (b) and (c) [amending this section and section 892d of this title] shall take effect immediately after the later of—

"(1) the enactment of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 [Pub. L. 105–384, title III, Nov. 13, 1998]; or

"(2) the enactment of this Act [Nov. 13, 1998]."

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 892c. Reports," U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed January 26, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DU6RUIUEV8NNVA.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 892c. Reports." U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 26 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DU6RUIUEV8NNVA.

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