102 STAT. 1836
PUBLIC LAW 100-448—SEPT. 28, 1988
Public Law 100-448 100th Congress
An Act Sept. 28, 1988 [H.R. 2342] Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1988. Maritime affairs.
To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal year 1988, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the "Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1988". SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(a) NECESSARY EXPENSES.—Funds are authorized to be appropriated for necessary expenses of the Coast Guard for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, as follows: (1) OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.—For operation and maintenance of the Coast Guard, $1,949,813,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $2,100,506,000 for fiscal year 1989. (2) ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION.—For the
construction, rebuilding, and improvement of aids to navigation, shore and offshore facilities, vessels, and aircraft, including equipment related thereto, $277,893,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $348,000,000 for fiscal year 1989, to remain available until expended. (3) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.—For research, development, test, and evaluation, $20,119,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $19,000,000 for fiscal year 1989, to remain available until expended, (4) RETIRED PAY AND MEDICAL CARE.—For retired pay, includ-
ing the payment of obligations therefor otherwise chargeable to lapsed appropriations for this purpose, and payments under the Retired Serviceman's Family Protection and Survivor Benefit Plans, and for payments for medical care of retired personnel and their dependents under the Dependents' Medical Care Act, $386,700,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $410,800,000 for fiscal year 1989, to remain available until expended. (5) ALTERATION OR REMOVAL OF BRIDGES.—For alteration or removal of bridges over navigable waters of the United States constituting obstructions to navigation, $8,500,000 for fiscal year 1989. Qo) TRANSFER OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED.—If funds for carrying out the purposes described in subsection (a) are appropriated to an officer or agency of the United States other than the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating or the Coast Guard, that officer or the head of that agency, respectively, may transfer to the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating the full amount of those funds, and that Secretary shall allocate those funds to those purposes.