46 CFR 296.23 - Discretion within priority.

§ 296.23 Discretion within priority.

The Secretary -

(a) Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, may award MSP Operating Agreements within each priority as the Secretary considers appropriate; and

(b) Shall award MSP Operating Agreements within a priority -

(1) In accordance with operational requirements specified by the SecDef;

(2) In the cases of the Priorities III and IV, according to the applicants' records of owning and operating vessels; and

(3) Subject to the approval of the SecDef.

(c) The Secretary does not have discretion to override the priority requirements with respect to the initial award of MSP Operating Agreements.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
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