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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U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
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Title 46 published on 09-May-2017 04:27

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 296 after this date.

  • 2015-08-05; vol. 80 # 150 - Wednesday, August 5, 2015
    1. 80 FR 46527 - Maritime Security Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Maritime Administration
      Notice of proposed rulemaking, request for comments.
      Comments must be received on or before October 5, 2015. MARAD will consider comments filed after this date to the extent practicable.
      46 CFR Part 296