H. R. 6258
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 28, 2016
Mr. Hunter (for himself and Mr. Garamendi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend title 14, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to enter into certain contracts for the acquisition of vessels for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Coast Guard Acquisition Improvement Act of 2016.
Subchapter II of chapter 15 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
The Secretary may enter into contracts described in subsection (b) for the acquisition for the Coast Guard of no less than—
three heavy polar icebreakers;
three medium polar icebreakers;
four Offshore Patrol Cutters; and
five Fast Response Cutters.
Contracts referred to in subsection (a) are the following:
Combined purchases, also known as economic order quantity purchases, of—
materials and components; and
long lead time materials.
Advance construction funding.
Multiyear contracts entered into in accordance with section 2306b of title 10.
Section 223 of the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 (14 U.S.C. 577 note) is repealed.
The analysis at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end of the items relating to such subchapter the following:
578. Contracting authority.