46 U.S. Code § 56306 - Use and transfer of vessels
(a) In General.— The Secretary of Transportation may repair, recondition, reconstruct, operate, or charter for operation, a vessel acquired under this chapter.
(b) Transfer to Other Agencies.— The Secretary may transfer the possession or control of a vessel acquired under this chapter to another department or agency of the United States Government on terms and conditions approved by the President. The department or agency shall promptly reimburse the Secretary for expenditures for just compensation, purchase price, charter hire, repairs, reconditioning, or reconstruction.
Source(Pub. L. 109–304, § 8(c),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1656.)
|Revised Section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title IX, § 902(e); as added Aug. 7, 1939, ch. 555, § 3, 53 Stat. 1256; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(131), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 165.|
In this section, the word “vessel” is substituted for “property” for consistency in the chapter.
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