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S. 1609 (113th): Federal Submerged Lands Transportation Development Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 29, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1609

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 29, 2013

(for herself and Mr. Begich) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Submerged Lands Transportation Development Act .

2.

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:

(f)

Lease of tidelands and submerged lands

(1)

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.

(2)

A lease referred to in paragraph (1) is a lease of the following:

(A)

Tidelands under the control of the Coast Guard.

(B)

Submerged lands under the control of the Coast Guard.

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