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106 STAT. 5084 PUBLIC LAW 102-587—NOV. 4, 1992 (8) SPARS performed admirably as executive officers, division heads, officers of the day, watch officers, and courts martial members. (9) SPARS served our Nation as boatswain mates, coxswains, gunners mates, carpenters, and machinists mates. (10) SPARS served with distinction in highly specialized jobs during the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. (11) A group of Coast Guard Women's Reserve remained on active duty during the 1950's and 1960's, primarily at Coast Guard headquarters. (12) In 1950, women were integrated into the Organized Reserve Training Program. (13) In every phase of Coast Guard history, women have served our Nation with dedication, honor, and sacrifice. SEC. 5402. DESIGNATION OF SPAR ANNIVERSARY WEEK. November 17 through November 23, 1992, is designated as "SPAR Anniversary Week". The President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the week with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities. Subtitle E—Merchant Marine Provisions SEC. 5501. COASTWISE LAWS. (a)(1) Section 1 of the Act of May 28, 1906 (46 App. U.S.C. 292) is amended to read as follows: 'SECTION 1. VESSELS THAT MAY ENGAGE IN DREDGING. "(a) IN GENERAL. —Except as provided in subsection (b), a vessel may engage in dredging in the navigable waters of the United States only if— "(1) the vessel meets the requirements of section 27 of the Merchant Marines Act, 1920 and section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916 for engaging in the coastwise trade; "(2) when chartered, the charterer of the vessel is a citizen of the United States under section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916 for engaging in the coastwise trade; and "(3) for a vessel that is at least 5 net tons, the vessel is documented under chapter 121 of title 46, United States Code, with a coastwise endorsement. "(b) EXCEPTION. —^A documented vessel with a registry endorsement mayengage in the dredging of gold in Alaska. "(c) PENALTY. —When a vessel is operated in knowing violation of this section, that vessel and its equipment are liable to seizure by and forfeiture to the United States Government.". 46 USC app. 292 (2) The amendment made by paragraph (1) does not apply note. to-^ (A)(i) the vessel STUYVESANT, official number 648540; (ii) any other hopper dredging vessel documented under chapter 121 of title 46, United States Code before the effective date of this Act and chartered to Stuyvesant Dredging Compcuiy or to an entity in which it has an ownership interest; however, this exception expires on December 3, 2022 or when the vessel STUYVESANT ceases to be documented under chapter 121, whichever first occurs; and (iii) any other non-hopper dredging vessel documented under chapter 121 and chartered to Stuyvesant Dredging Com-