IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 29, 2013
Ms. Murkowski (for herself and Mr. Begich) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
To amend title 14, United States Code, to authorize the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard to lease tidelands and submerged lands under control of the Coast Guard for periods longer than five years.
This Act may be cited as the
Federal Submerged Lands Transportation Development Act
Lease of tidelands and submerged lands under control of the Coast Guard for periods longer than five years
Section 93 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Lease of tidelands and submerged lands
Notwithstanding subsection (a)(13), a lease described in paragraph (2) may be for such term in excess of five years as the Commandant considers appropriate.
A lease referred to in paragraph (1) is a lease of the following:
Tidelands under the control of the Coast Guard.
Submerged lands under the control of the Coast Guard.