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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-419—SEPT. 25, 1984

98 STAT. 1609

may borrow from the United States Treasury at an interest rate to be determined by the Secretary of the Treasury amounts sufficient to maintain the available balance in the Fund at $4,000,000, but only to such extent and in such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriation Acts. Such amounts shall remain available until expended.". (3) In the eighth sentence of subsection (f)(3), as amended by this subsection, after the word "than", insert "the amount the Secretary determines is needed to draw upon under subsection (c)(3) of this section or". (4) In the tenth sentence of subsection (f)(3), as amended by this subsection, after the word "needed", insert "to draw upon under subsection (c)(3) of this section or". (5) In subsection (h)(2), insert at the end thereof: "In that event, the owner and operator of the vessel are jointly and severally liable for cleanup costs and damages resulting from that discharge in the same manner and to the same extent as under subsection (d) of this section.. (6) In subsection (h)(3), insert at the end thereof: "When the Fund under this subsection is subrogated to the right of any person entitled to recovery against thfe owner or operator of a vessel, that owner and operator are jointly and severally liable for cleanup costs and damages resulting from that discharge in the same manner and to the same extent as under subsection (d) of this section.". RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER LAWS

SEC. 5. (a) Section 19(a) of the Deepwater Port Act of 1974 (33 Vessels. U.S.C. 1518(a)) is amended by adding at the end thereof: "(3) The Secretary of State shall notify the government of each foreign state having vessels registered under its authority or flying its flag which may call at or otherwise utilize a deepwater port but which do not currently have an agreement in effect as provided in subsection (c)(2)(AKi) of this section that the United States intends to exercise jurisdiction over vessels calling at or otherwise utilizing a deepwater port and the persons on board such vessels. The Secretary of State shall notify the government of each such state that, absent its objection, its vessels will be subject to the jurisdiction of the United States whenever they— "(A) are calling at or otherwise utilizing a deepwater port; and "(B) are within the safety zone of such a deepwater port and are engaged in activities connected, associated, or potentially interfering with the use and operation of the deepwater port. The Secretary of State shall promptly inform licensees of deepwater ports of all objections received from governments of foreign states in response to notifications made under this paragraph.". (b) Section 19(c) of the Deepwater Port Act of 1974 (33 U.S.C. 1518(c)) is amended to read: "(c)(1) The jurisdiction of the United States shall apply to vessels of the United States and persons on board such vessels. The jurisdiction of the United States shall also apply to vessels, and persons on board such vessels, registered in or flying the flags of foreign states, whenever such vessels are— "(A) calling at or otherwise utilizing a deepwater port; and 31-194 - 0 - 86 - 15: QL. 3 Part 2