46 U.S. Code § 51501. General support program

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(a)Assistance to Maritime Academies.—
The Secretary of Transportation shall cooperate with and assist State maritime academies in providing instruction to individuals to prepare them for service in the merchant marine of the United States.
(b)Course Development.—
The Secretary shall provide to each State maritime academy guidance and assistance in developing courses on the operation and maintenance of new vessels, on equipment, and on innovations being introduced to the merchant marine of the United States.
(Pub. L. 109–304, § 8(b), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1577.)

Historical and Revision Notes

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Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

51501(a)

46 App.:1295c(a).

June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title XIII, § 1304(a), (d)(2), as added Pub. L. 96–453, § 2, Oct. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 2003, 2004.

51501(b)

46 App.:1295c(d)(2).