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109 STAT. 406 PUBLIC LAW 104-46—NOV. 13, 1995 GENERAL PROVISIONS CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CIVIL Contracts. SEC. 101. (a) In fiscal year 1996, the Secretary of the Army shall advertise for competitive bid at least 7,500,000 cubic yards of the hopper dredge volume accomplished with government owned dredges in fiscal year 1992. (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the Secretary is authorized to use the dredge fleet of the Corps of Engineers to undertake projects when industry does not perform as required by the contract specifications or when the bids are more than 25 percent in excess of what the Secretary determines to be a fair and reasonable estimated cost of a well equipped contractor doing the work or to respond to emergency requirements. (c) None of the funds appropriated herein or otherwise made available to the Army Corps of Engineers, including amounts contained in the Revolving Fund of the Army Corps of Engineers, may be used to study, design or undertake improvements or major repair of the Federal vessel, McFARLAND, except for normal maintenance and repair necessary to maintain the vessel McFARLAND's current operational condition. (d) If any of the four Corps of Engineers hopper dredges is removed from normal service for repair or rehabilitation and such repair prevents the dredge from accomplishing its volume of work regularly carried out in each of the past three years, the Secretary shall not significantly alter the operating schedules of the remaining Federal hopper dredges established in accordance with the requirements of subsection (a) above. SEC. 102. (a) SAND AND STONE CAP IN NAVIGATION PROJECT AT MANISTIQUE HARBOR, MICHIGAN.— The project for navigation, Manistique Harbor, Schoolcraft County, Michigan, authorized by the first section of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1136), is modified to permit installation of a sand and stone cap over sediments affected by polychlorinated biphenyls in accordance with an administrative order of the Environmental Protection Agency. (b) PROJECT DEPTH.— The project described in subsection (a) is modified to provide for an authorized depth of 12.5 feet. (c) NAVIGATION CHANNEL (MODIFIED). — The reauthorized project navigation channel shall be defined by the following coordinates: 2911N-2239E, 3240N-2504E, 3964N-2874E, 4182N-2891E, 4469N-2808E, 4692N-2720E, 4879N-2615E, 4952N-2778E, 4438N-2980E, 4227N-3097E, 3720N-3068E, 3076N -2798E, 2996N-2706E, 2783N-2450E. (d) HARBOR OF REFUGE. —The project described in subsection (a), including the breakwalls, pier and authorized depth of the project (as modified by subsection (b)), shall continue to be maintained as a harbor of refuge. SEC. 103. With the exception of the use of funds to process any required Department of the Army permits, none of the funds appropriated herein or otherwise available to the Army Corps of Engineers may be used to assist, guide, coordinate, administer, prepare for occupancy of, or acquire furnishings for or in preparation of a movement to the Southeast Federal Center.