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Source

(June 20, 1956, ch. 415, title I, § 101, 70 Stat. 319; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(129), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 165.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Merchant Act, 1936, which comprises this chapter.

Amendments

1981—Pub. L. 97–31 substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Secretary of Commerce”.

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the appropriation act of June 30, 1955, ch. 253, title I, § 101, 69 Stat. 231, as amended by act May 19, 1956, ch. 313, Ch. II, § 201, 70 Stat. 162.

Limitation on Funds for Fiscal Year 1957

Act June 20, 1956, ch. 415, title I, § 101, 70 Stat. 319, provided in part that not to exceed $5,000,000 of the funds of the vessel operations revolving fund were to be used in fiscal year 1957 for the purposes set forth in this section.
Similar provisions on limitation on funds were contained in act June 30, 1955, ch. 253, title I, § 101, 69 Stat. 231.

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