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PUBLIC LAW 103-206—DEC. 20, 1993 107 STAT. 2427 Effective date. 36 USC 161 note. California. "(u) enter into cooperative agreements with other Government agencies and the National Academy of Sciences.". SEC. 317. REGIONAL FISHERIES LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CEN- TERS. (a) GULF OF MEXICO. — The Coast Guard shall establish a Gulf Louisiana. of Mexico Regional Fisheries Law Enforcement Training Center in the Eighth Coast Guard District in Southeastern Louisiana. (b) SOUTHEAST ATLANTIC—The Coast Guard shall establish South Carolina. a Southeast Re^onal Fisheries Law Enforcement Training Center in the Seventh Coast Guard District in Charleston, South Carolina. (c)Puw»OSE.—The purpose of the regional fisheries law enforcement training centers shall be to increase the skills and training of Coast Guard fisheries law enforcement personnel and to ensure that such training considers and meets the unique and complex needs and demands of the fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico and the Southeast United States. SEC. 318. NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK. (a) The Act of June 4, 1958 (36 U.S.C. 161) is amended by striking "week commencing on the first Sunday in June" and inserting "the seven day period ending on the last Friday before Memorial Day". (b) This section is effective January 1, 1995. SEC. 319. LOS ANGELES-LONG BEACH VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE. The Coast Guard is authorized to provide personnel support for the interim vessel traffic information service in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach operated on behalf of the State of California by the Marine Exchange of Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbors, Inc., a California nonprofit corporation (hereinafter referred to as "Marine Exchange). The Coast Guard shall be reimbursed for all costs associated with providing such personnel in accordance with a reimbursable agreement between the Coast Guard and the State of California. Amounts received by the Coast Guard as reimbursements for its costs shall be credited to the appropriation for operating expenses of the Coast Guard. The United States Ciovernment assumes no liability for any act or omission of any officer, director, employee, or representative of the Marine Exchange or of the State of California, arising out of the operation of the vessel traffic information service by the Marine Exchange, and the Coast Guard shall have the same protections and limitations on such liability as are afforded to the Marine Exchange under California law. SEC. 320. FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR NONPERFORMANCE. Section 3(b) of Public Law 89-777 (46 App. U.S.C. 817e(b)) is amended by striking "and such bond or other security shall be in an amount paid equal to the estimated total revenue for the particular transportation." and inserting a period. SEC. 321. FISHING AND FISH TENDER VESSELS. (a) In this section, "fish tender vessel", "fishing vessel", and "tank vessel" have the meanings given those terms under section 2101 of title 46, United States Code. (b) A fishing vessel or fish tender vessel of not more than 750 gross tons, when engaged only in the fishing industry, shall not be deemed to be a tank vessel for the purposes of any law. 46 USC 2101 note.