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PUBLIC LAW 103-206—DEC. 20, 1993 107 STAT. 2425 (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.— The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 9 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "196. Participation in Federal, State, or other educational research grants.". SEC. 306. PREPOSmONED OIL SPILL CLEANUP EQUIPMENT. The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to expend out of amounts appropriated for acquisition, construction, and improvement for fiscal year 1994— (1) $890,000 to acquire and preposition oil spill response equipment at Port Arthur, Texas, and (2) $890,000 to acquire and preposition oil spill response equipment at Helena, Arl/^nsas, subject to the Secretary determining that adequate storage and maintenance facilities are available. SEC. 307. SHORE FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTS AT COAST GUARD STA- TION UTTLE CREEK, VIRGINIA. (a) The Secretary of Transportation, subject to the availability of appropriations, may at Coast Guard Station Little Creek, Virginia— (1) construct a 2-story station building with operational, administrative, and living spaces; (2) construct a 180-foot long pier for Coast Guard patrol boats; (3) construct a boat ramp; and (4) strengthen a waterfront bulkhead. (b) Funds necessary to carry out this section are authorized to be appropriated forfiscalyear 1994. SEC. 308. OIL SPILL TRAINING SIMULATOR. The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to expend out of the amounts appropriated for acquisition, construction, and improvement not more than $1,250,000 to the Maritime College of the State of New York to purchase a marine oil spill management simulator. SEC. 309. TECHNICAL CLARIFICATION. Section 4283B of the Revised Statutes (46 App. U.S.C. 183c) is amended by striking "any court" in clause (2) and inserting in lieu thereof "court". SEC. 310. OIL SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY TEST AND EVALUATION PROGRAM. (a) Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Transportation shall establish a program to evaluate the technological feasibility and environmental benefits of having tank vessels carry oil spill prevention and response technology. To implement the program the Secretary shall— (1) publish in the Federal Register an invitation for submission of proposals including plans and procedures for testing; and (2) review and evaluate technology using, to the maximum extent possible, existing evaluation and performance standards. (b) The Secretary shall, to the maximum extent possible, incorporate in the program established in subsection (a), the results of existing studies and evaluations of oil spill prevention and response technology carried on tank vessels. New York. Environmental protection. 46 USC 3703 note. Federal Register, publication.