46 U.S. Code § 51317. Adjunct professors

(a)In General.—
The Maritime Administrator may establish a program for the purpose of contracting with individuals as personal services contractors to provide services as adjunct professors at the Academy, if the Maritime Administrator determines that there is a need for adjunct professors and the need is not of permanent duration.
(b)Contract Requirements.—Each contract under the program—
must be approved by the Maritime Administrator;
shall be for a duration, including options, of not to exceed one year unless the Maritime Administrator finds that exceptional circumstances justify an extension of up to one additional year; and
shall be subject to the availability of appropriations.

2017—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 115–91, § 3509(1)(A), struck out “and” at end.

Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 115–91, § 3509(1)(B), substituted “; and” for period at end.

Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 115–91, § 3509(2), struck out subsecs. (c) and (d) which related to limitation on number of contractors and reporting requirements, respectively.