14 U.S. Code § 660 - Transportation to and from certain places of employment
(a) Whenever the Secretary determines that it is necessary for the effective conduct of the affairs of the Coast Guard, he may, at reasonable rates of fare fixed under regulations to be prescribed by him, provide assured and adequate transportation by motor vehicle or water carrier to and from their places of employment for persons attached to, or employed by, the Coast Guard; and during a war or during a national emergency declared by Congress or the President, for persons attached to, or employed in, a private plant that is manufacturing material for the Coast Guard.
(b) Transportation may not be provided under subsection (a) unless the Secretary or an officer designated by the Secretary, determines that—
(2) a reasonable effort has been made to induce operators of private facilities to provide the necessary transportation; and
(c) To provide transportation under subsection (a), the Secretary may—
(1) buy, lease, or charter motor vehicles or water carriers having a seating capacity of 12 or more passengers;
(2) maintain and operate that equipment by enlisted members or employees of the Coast Guard, or by private persons under contract; and
(3) lease or charter the equipment to private or public carriers for operation under terms that are considered necessary by the Secretary or by an officer designated by the Secretary, and that may provide for the pooling of government-owned and privately owned equipment and facilities and for the reciprocal use of that equipment.
Source(Added Pub. L. 96–376, § 10(a),Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1510; amended Pub. L. 99–145, title XVI, § 1623,Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 778; Pub. L. 99–550, § 2(e),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3070.)
1986—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 99–550struck out subsec. (e) which provided that passenger motor vehicles of the United States could be used to provide transportation between the residence and place of work of the Commandant. See section 1344 of Title 31, Money and Finance.
1985—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 99–145added subsec. (e).
Effective Date of 1985 Amendment