102 STAT. 2046
PUBLIC LAW 100-456—SEPT. 29, 1988
"(b) Members of the Coast Guard assigned to duty on board naval vessels under this section shall perform such law enforcement functions (including drug-interdiction functions)— "(1) as may be agreed upon by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation; and "(2) as are otherwise within the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard. "(c) No fewer than 500 active duty personnel of the Coast Guard shall be assigned each fiscal year to duty under this section. However, if at any time the Secretary of Transportation, after consultation with the Secretary of Defense, determines that there are insufficient naval vessels available for purpcKses of this section, such personnel may be assigned other duty involving enforcement of laws listed in section 374(b)(4)(A) of this title. "(d) In this section, the term 'drug-interdiction area' means an area outside the land area of the United States (as defined in section 374fl[)X4)(B) of this title) in which the Secretary of Defense (in consultation with the Attorney General) determines that activities involving smuggling of drugs into the United States are ongoing, "§ 380. Enhancement of cooperation with civilian law enforcement officials ' "(a) The Secretary of Defense, in cooperation with the Attorney General, shall conduct an annual briefing of law enforcement personnel of each State (including law enforcement personnel of the political subdivisions of each State) regarding information, training, technical support, and equipment and facilities available to civilian law enforcement personnel from the Department of Defense. "(b) Each briefing conducted under subsection (a) shall include the following: "(1) An explanation of the procedures for civilian law enforcement officials— "(A) to obtain information, equipment, training, expert advice, and other personnel support under this chapter; and "(B) to obtain surplus military equipment. "(2) A description of the types of information, equipment and facilities, and training and advice available to civilian law enforcement officials from the Department of Defense. "(3) A current, comprehensive list of military equipment which is suitable for law enforcement officials from the Etepartment of Defense or available as surplus property from the Administrator of General Services. "(c) The Attorney General and the Administrator of General Services shall— "(1) establish or designate an appropriate office or offices to maintain the list described in subsection (b)(3) and to furnish information to civilian law enforcement officials on the availability of surplus military equipment; and Communications "(2) make available to civilian law enforcement personnel and telecomnationwide, tollfree telephone communication with such office munications.
^^ offices.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The
item relating to such chapter in the tables of chapters at the beginning of subtitle A, and at the beginning of part I of subtitle A, of title 10, United States C!ode, is amended to read as follows: "18. Military Support for Civilian Law Enforcement Aj^encies