While assigned to authorized Coast Guard duty, any motorboat or yacht shall be deemed to be a public vessel of the United States and a vessel of the Coast Guard within the meaning of sections
647 of this title and other applicable provisions of law.
Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 266 (Feb. 19, 1941, ch. 8, title I, § 7,55 Stat. 10).
Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.
1996—Pub. L. 104–324reenacted section catchline without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Any motorboat or yacht, while assigned to authorized Coast Guard duty shall be deemed to be a public vessel of the United States, and within the meaning of section
646 of this title shall be deemed to be a vessel of the Coast Guard.”
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