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104 STAT. 2990 PUBLIC LAW 101-595 —NOV. 16, 1990 Aleutian Trade Act of 1990. 46 USC 2101 note. TITLE V—ADDITIONAL COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 1991 SEC. 501. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. Section 102 of Public Law 101-225, the Coast Guard Authorization 103 Stat. 1908. Act of 1989, is amended by adding a new subsection to read as follows: "(6) ENVIRONMENTAL COMPUANCE AND RESTORATION.— For environmental compliance and restoration at Coast Guard facilities, $30,000,000.". TITLE VI—ALEUTIAN TRADE ACT OF 1990 SEC. 601. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Aleutian Trade Act of 1990". SEC. 602. ALASKA CARGO PROVISIONS. (a) DEFINITION. —Section 2102 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by— (1) designating the existing text as subsection (a); and (2) adding the following new subsection at the end: "(b) In chapters 33, 45, 51, 81, and 87 of this title, 'Aleutian trade' means the transportation of cargo (including fishery related products) for hire on board a fish tender vessel to or from a place in Alaska West of 153 degrees west longitude and east of 172 degrees East longitude, if that place receives weekly common carrier service by water, to or from a place in the United States (except a place in Alaska). ". (b) INSPECTION PROVISIONS.— Section 3302(c) of title 46, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(3) A fishing, fish processing, or fish tender vessel of not more than 500 gross tons is exempt from section 3301(1), (6), and (7) of this title if— "(A) when transporting cargo to or from a place in Alaska— "(i) that place does not receive weekly common carrier service by water from a place in the United States; or "(ii) the cargo is of a type not accepted by that common carrier service; or "(B) in the case of a fish tender vessel, the vessel is not engaged in the Aleutian trade. "(4) A fish tender vessel is exempt from section 3301(1), (6), and (7) of this title when engaged in the Aleutian trade if the vessel— "(A) is not more than 500 gross tons; "(B) has an incline test performed by a marine surveyor; and "(C) has written stability instructions posted on board the vessel.". (c) SAFETY STANDARDS.— (1) Section 4502(b) and (c) of title 46, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: Regulations. "(b)(l) In addition to the requirements of subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary shall prescribe regulations requiring the installation, maintenance, and use of the equipment in paragraph (2) of this subsection for documented vessels to which this chapter applies that— "(A) operate beyond the Boundary Line; "(B) operate with more than 16 individuals on board; or