The Secretary may not provide assistance under this section to a foreign country to which an obsolete ship is transferred under this chapter.
16 U.S. Code § 1220c–1. Financial assistance to State to prepare transferred ship
(a) Assistance authorizedThe Secretary, subject to the availability of appropriations, may provide, to any State to which an obsolete ship is transferred under this chapter, financial assistance to prepare the ship for use as an artificial reef, including for—
(b) Amount of assistanceThe Secretary shall determine the amount of assistance under this section with respect to an obsolete ship based on—
(c) Terms and conditionsThe Secretary—
shall require a State seeking assistance under this section to provide cost data and other information determined by the Secretary to be necessary to justify and document the assistance; and
(Pub. L. 92–402, § 7, as added Pub. L. 107–314, div. C, title XXXV, § 3504(a)(1)(B), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2754; amended Pub. L. 111–84, div. C, title XXXV, § 3513(b), Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2724.)