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112 STAT. 3416 PUBLIC LAW 105-383—NOV. 13, 1998 "(b) The Commandant may designate to have the authority provided under subsection (a) any special agent of the Coast Guard Investigative Service whose duties include conducting, supervising, or coordinating investigation of criminal activity in programs and operations of the United States Coast Guard. "(c) The authority provided under subsection (a) shall be exercised in accordance with guidelines prescribed by the Commandant and approved by the Attorney General and any other applicable guidelines prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation or the Attorney General.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT. —The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 5 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by striking the item related to section 95 and inserting the following: "95. Special aeents of the Coast Guard Investigative Service law enforcement autiaority.". Deadline. SEC. 206. REPORT ON EXCESS COAST GUARD PROPERTY. Not later than 9 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the General Services Administration and the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall submit to the Congress a report on the current procedures used to dispose of excess Coast Guard property and provide recommendations to improve such procedures. The recommendations shall take into consideration measures that would— (1) improve the efficiency of such procedures; (2) improve notification of excess property decisions to and enhance me participation in the property disposal decisionmaking process of me States, local communities, and appropriate non-profit organizations; (3) facilitate tiae expeditious transfer of excess property for recreation, historic preservation, education, transportation, or other uses that benefit the general public; and (4) ensure that the interests of Federal taxpayers are protected. SEC. 207. FEES FOR NAVIGATION ASSISTANCE SERVICE. Section 2110 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(k) The Secretary may not plan, implement or finalize any regulation that would promulgate any new maritime user fee which was not implemented and collected prior to January 1, 1998, including a fee or charge for any domestic icebreaking service or any other navigational assistance service. This subsection expires on September 30, 2001. ". 14 USC 81 note. SEC. 208. AIDS TO NAVIGATION REPORT. Deadline. Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall submit to Confess a report on the use of the Coast Guard's aids to navigation system. The report shall include an analysis of the respective use of the aids to navigation system by conmiercial interests, members of the general public for personal recreation. Federal and State government for public safety, defense, and other similar purposes. To the extent practicable within the time allowed, the report shall include information regarding degree of use of the various portions of the system.