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112 STAT. 3424 PUBLIC LAW 105-383—NOV. 13, 1998 (B) RULE OP CONSTRUCTION.— Nothing in subparagraph (A) prevents the Secretary from promulgating interim final regulations that apply throughout the United States relating to anchoring and barge retrieval systems that contain requirements that are as stringent as the requirements of the regulations promulgated under subparagraph (A). SEC. 312. SEASONAL COAST GUARD HELICOPTER AIR RESCUE CAPABILITY. The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to take appropriate actions to ensure the establishment and operation by the Coast Guard of a helicopter air rescue capability that— (1) is located at Gabreski Airport, Westhampton, New York; and (2) provides air rescue capability from that location from April 15 to October 15 each year. SEC. 313. SHIP REPORTING SYSTEMS. Section 11 of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (Public Law 92-340; 33 U.S.C. 1230), is amended by adding at the end of title following: "(d) SHIP REPORTING SYSTEMS.— The Secretary, in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization, is authorized to implement and enforce two mandatory ship reporting systems, consistent with international law, with respect to vessels subject to such reporting systems entering the following areas of the Atlantic Ocean: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts Bay, and Great South Channel (in the area generally bounded by a line starting from a point on Cape Ann, Massachusetts at 42 deg. 39' N., 70 deg. 37^ W; then northeast to 42 deg. 45' N., 70 deg. 13' W; then southeast to 42 deg. 10' N., 68 deg. 31 W, then south to 41 deg. 00' N., 68 deg. 31' W; then west to 41 deg. 00' N., 69 deg.17' W; then northeast to 42 deg. 05' N., 70 deg. 02' W, then west to 42 deg. 04' N., 70 deg. 10' W; and then along the Massachusetts shoreline of Cape Cod Bay and Massachusetts Bay back to the point on Cape Ann at 42 deg. 39' N., 70 deg. 37' W) and in the coastal waters of the Southeastern United States within about 25 nm along a 90 nm stretch of the Atlantic seaboard (in an area generally extending from the shoreUne east to longitude 80 deg. 51.6' W with the southern and northern boundary at latitudes 30 deg. 00' N., 31 deg. 27' N., respectively).". TITLE IV—MISCELLANEOUS SEC. 401. VESSEL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM AMENDMENTS. (a) IN GENERAL. —Chapter 121 of title 46, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking "or is not titled in a State" in section 12102(a); and (2) by adding at the end the following: "§12124. Surrender of title and number "(a) A documented vessel shall not be titled by a State or required to display numbers under chapter 123, and any certificate of title issued by a State for a dociunented vessel shall be siurrendered in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation.