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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 3550 46 USC 7504.

PUBLIC LAW 99-640—NOV. 10, 1986

"§ 7504. Travel and expense reimbursement "When a requirement to qualify for the issuance of, or endorsement on, a certificate, license, or document under this part is administered at a place at the request of an applicant or an applicant's representative, the applicant or representative may reimburse the Secretary for the travel and subsistence expenses incurred by the personnel assigned to perform the administration of the requirement. Amounts received as reimbursement under this section shall be credited to the appropriation for operating expenses of the Coast Guard.". (B) The analysis of chapter 75 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "7504. Travel and expense reimbursement.".

(3) Section 10101(1) and (3) of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking "owned by a citizen of the United States". (4) Sections 10313(e) and (h), 10314(e), 10504(a), and 10505(d) of title 46, United States Code, are amended by striking the last (5) Section 10504(d)(3) of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking "(except a vessel taking oysters)". MANNING REQUIREMENTS OF MOBILE OFFSHORE DRILLING UNITS

42 USC 3101.

SEC. 11. (a) Section 2101 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately after paragraph (15) the following: "(15a) 'mobile offshore drilling unit' means a vessel capable of engaging in drilling operations for the exploration or exploitation of subsea resources.". (b) Section 8101(a) of title 46, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(a) The certificate of inspection issued to a vessel under part B of this subtitle shall state the complement of licensed individuals and crew (including lifeboatmen) considered by the Secretary to be necessary for safe operation. A manning requirement imposed on— "(1) a sailing school vessel shall consider the participation of sailing school instructors and sailing school students in the operation of that vessel; and "(2) a mobile offshore drilling unit shall consider the specialized nature of the unit.". (c) Section 8701(a) of title 46, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (6); (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (7) and ? inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and (3) by adding at the end thereof the following: "(8) a mobile offshore drilling unit with respect to individuals, • V other than crew members required by the certificate of inspection, engaged on board the unit for the sole purpose of carrying out the industrial business or function of the unit.". (d) Section 8301(c) of title 46, United States Code, is amended by inserting ", a mobile offshore drilling unit when on location,' immediately after "vessel". TOWING U C E N S E

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SEC. 12. (a) Section 8904 of title 46, United States Code, is amended—