(a)In carrying out responsibilities under this chapter, the Secretary may consult with State and local governments, public and private agencies, organizations and committees, private industry, and other persons having an interest in boating safety.
(b)The Secretary may advise, assist, and cooperate with the States and other interested public and private agencies in planning, developing, and carrying out boating safety programs. Acting under section
141 of title
14, the Secretary shall ensure the fullest cooperation between the State and United States Government authorities in promoting boating safety by making agreements and other arrangements with States when possible. Subject to chapter
23 of title
14, the Secretary may make available, on request of a State, the services of members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary to assist the State in promoting boating safety on State waters.
(c)The Secretary may prescribe regulations to carry out this chapter.
13109 authorizes the Secretary to consult with State and local governments, public and private agencies, and any other persons that have an interest in boating safety.
This section also authorizes the Secretary to advise and assist the States and other public and private agencies in the planning and carrying out of their boating safety and facilities improvement programs.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–369struck out “and facilities improvement” after “boating safety”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–369struck out “and facilities improvement” after “and carrying out boating safety”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–369effective Oct. 1, 1984, to apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1984, see section 1013 ofPub. L. 98–369, set out as a note under section
13101 of this title.
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