Subsec. (c) of this section, which related to availability, for all objects of expenditure under this chapter, of all appropriations and unexpended balances of appropriations in connection with then existing ocean-mail contracts entered into under sections 891e to 891r of former Title 46, Shipping, in connection with which the powers and duties with respect thereto had been transferred from the Postmaster General to the United States Maritime Commission by section
1144 of this Appendix, was omitted.
Subsec. (d) of this section, which made funds available under former subsection (b) available for expenditures authorized by former United States Maritime Commission under former provisions in section
of this Appendix, as soon as a majority of the members of the United States Maritime Commission had taken the oath of office, notwithstanding section
1246 of this Appendix, was omitted.
1981—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–31
substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Secretary of Commerce”.
1980—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–453
, which directed that pars. (7) and (9) be amended, that par. (10), relating to other operations and training expenses, be redesignated as (11), and that a par. (10), relating to expenses necessary to carry out subchapter XIII of this chapter, be added, was executed by amending pars. (8) and (10), set out first, and adding a par. (10), set out second, as the probable intent of Congress, in view of the prior redesignation of par. (7) as (8), par. (9) as (10), set out first and (10) as (11) by Pub. L. 96–387
. The amendment substituted in par. (8) “State maritime academies under section
of this Appendix” for “State Marine Schools” and in par. (10) “for additional training provided under section
” for “for extension and correspondence courses authorized under section
(c)” and added a par. (10), relating to expenses necessary to carry out subchapter XIII of this chapter.
Pub. L. 96–387
struck out in par. (2) “and cost of national defense features” after “subsidy”, added par. (3), and redesignated former pars. (3) to (10) as (4) to (11), respectively.
1977—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95–173
added pars. (9) and (10).
1970—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91–469
authorized appropriations for construction of 300 ships for fiscal years 1971 through 1980.
1967—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 90–81
inserted “Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section” at beginning of subsec.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 90–81
added subsec. (b). A prior subsec. (b), making available to the United States Maritime Commission all appropriations and unexpended balances of the United States Shipping Board Bureau and the United States Shipping Board Merchant Fleet Corporation, had been eliminated as executed and obsolete.
Amendment by Pub. L. 96–453
effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 4 of Pub. L. 96–453
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
of this Appendix.
Section 6(b) of Pub. L. 95–173
provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) of this section [amending this section] shall be effective for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1978.”