Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 1.djvu/475

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.


PUBLIC LAW 102-322-JULY 19, 1992 106 STAT. 443 Public Law 102-322 102d Congress An Act To authorize the transfer of certain naval vessels to Greece and Taiwan. y^^^' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. AUTHORITY TO LEASE CERTAIN VESSELS TO GREECE. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to lease the KNOX" class frigates VREELAND (FF-1068), TRIPPE (FF-1075), and CONNOLE (FF-1056) to the Government of Greece. A lease under this section may he renewed. (b) APPLICABLE LAW. — Any such lease shall be in accordance with chapter 6 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2796 and following), except that section 62 of that Act (22 U.S.C. 2796a; relating to reports to the Congress) shall apply only to renewals of t^e lease. (c) CONSIDERATION FOR LEASE.—- Notwithstanding section 321 of the Act of June 30, 1932 (40 U.S.C. 303b), the lease of a ship pursuant to this section may provide, as part of the consideration for the lease, for the maintenance, protection, repair, or restoration of the ship by the (aovernment of Greece. (d) COSTS OF TRANSFERS.— Any expense of the United States in connection with a lease authorized by this section, including any liabilities of the United States based on its ownership of a vessel arising during the period of the lease, shall be charged to the (aOvernment of Greece. (e) EXPIRATION OF AuTHORrry.— The authority granted by this section to lease a ship described in subsection (a) shall expire at the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act unless the lease is entered into during that period. SEC. 2. AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER EXCESS VESSEL TO GREECE. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to transfer the excess "CHARLES F. ADAMS" class guided missile destroyer BERKELEY (DDG-15) to the Government of Greece. (b) APPLICABLE LAW. —Such transfer shall be in accordance with section 516 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321j; relating to transfers of excess defense articles), except that subsection (c) of that section (relating to notifications to the Congress) and any similar provision shall not apply. (c) COSTS OF TRANSFERS.— Any expense of the United States in connection with the transfer authorized by this section shall be charged to the Government of Greece. (d) EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY. —The authority granted by this section shall expire at the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 3. AUTHORITY TO LEASE CERTAIN VESSELS TO TAIWAN. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to lease the "TasrOX" class frigates BREWTON (FF-1086), ROBERT