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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2306

PUBLIC LAW 98-498—OCT. 19, 1984

"(2) A master violating this subsection is liable to the Government for a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each day during which the violation occurs. "(c) The Secretary may prescribe regulations to carry out this section.". (b)(1) Section 6101 of title 46, United States Code, is amended— (A) in subsection (a), by striking "and incidents"; and (B) by striking subsection (c). (2) Section 6103 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking "or incident". SEC. 213. (a) Subsection (b) of section 4283 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (46 App. U.S.C. 183(b)) is amended by striking out "$60" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "$420". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to incidents Effective date. 46 USC app. 183 occurring after the date of enactment of this Act. note. SEC. 214. Sections 211(a) and 212 of this subtitle are effective one Effective date. hundred and eighty days after the date of enactment of this Act. 46 USC 2306 note. SUBTITLE B—RECREATIONAL DIVING SAFETY Report.

SEC. 220. (a) Within one hundred and eighty days after the date of enactment of this section, the Rules of the Road Advisory Council and the National Boating Safety Advisory Council shall report to the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating recommendations regarding the need for the display of a divers flag (traditionally recognized as a bright or fluorescent red flag having a diagonal white stripe) or any other signal, if appropriate, to promote safety in recreational diving operations and navigation under the jurisdiction of the United States. In developing the recommendations, the Councils shall consider, as a minimum: visibility requirements; restriction of diver and vessel operations in a diving area; adequacy of, and conformity with, the laws of the States and international practice and with the laws of the United States governing navigation safety; appropriate penalties; and the views of the recreational diving community. (b) Within one year after the date of enactment of this section, the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating shall transmit to Congress the recommendations required under subsection (a) of this section and the Secretary's evaluation and recommendations for recreational diving safety and, as appropriate, proposed legislation to implement those recommendations. TITLE III—NOAA CORPS SUBTITLE A—HEALTH CARE

SEC. 310. (a) Section 3 of the Act of December 31, 1970 (33 U.S.C. 857-3) is amended by adding "(a)" after "SEC. 3." and by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b) The Secretary may provide medical and dental care, including care in private facilities, for personnel of the Administration entitled to that care by law or regulation.". (b) The matter before subsection (b) in the first section of the Act of July 19, 1963 (42 U.S.C. 253a(a)), is amended by striking "at facilities of the Public Health Service: Provided, That" and inserting in lieu thereof "by the Public Health Service if.