Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/940

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


110 STAT. 2670 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 "(1) notification of the loss as soon after the occurrence of the loss as possible and in no event more than 30 days after the date of the loss; and Reports. "(2) semiannual reports thereafter updating the information submitted under paragraph (1) and showing with respect to losses arising from such incident the total amount expended to cover such losses, the source of such funds, pending litigation, and estimated total cost to the Government. "(e) IMPLEMENTING MATTERS.— (1) Payment of indemnification under this section is not subject to section 2214 or 2215 of this title or any other provision of law requiring notification to Congress before funds may be transferred. "(2) Consolidation of claims arising from the same incident is not required before indemnification of the Secretary of Transportation for payment of a claim may be made under this section. " (f) CONSTRUCTION WITH OTHER TRANSFER AUTHORITY. — Authority to transfer funds under this section is in addition to any other authority provided by law to transfer funds (whether enacted before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this section) and is not subject to any dollar limitation or notification requirement contained in any other such authority to transfer funds. "(g) ANNUAL REPORT ON CONTINGENT LIABILITIES. — Not later than March 1 of each year, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report setting forth the current amount of the contingent outstanding liability of the United States under the vessel war risk insurance program under title XII of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. App. 1281 et seq.). "(h) DEFINITIONS. —In this section: "(1) VESSEL WAR RISK INSURANCE.—The term Vessel war risk insurance' means insurance and reinsurance provided through policies issued by the Secretary of Transportation under title XII of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. App. 1281 et seq.), that is provided by that Secretary without premium at the request of the Secretary of Defense and is covered by an indemnity agreement between the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of Defense. "(2) VESSEL WAR RISK INSURANCE FUND. —The term 'Vessel War Risk Insurance Fund' means the insurance fund referred to in the first sentence of section 1208(a) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. App. 1288(a)). "(3) LOSS.— The term 'loss' includes damage to or destruction of property, personal injury or death, and other liabilities and expenses covered by the vessel war risk insurance.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding after the item relating to section 2644, as added by section 906, the following new item: "2645. Indemnification of Department of Transportation for losses covered by vessel war risk insurance.". Virginia. SEC. 1080. DESIGNATION OF MEMORIAL AS NATIONAL D-DAY 16 USC 431 note. MEMORIAL. (a) DESIGNATION. —The memorial to be constructed by the National D-Day Memorial Foundation in Bedford, Virginia, is hereby designated as a national memorial to be known as the "National D-Day Memorial". The memorial shall serve to honor the members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in the liberation of Normandy, France, in June 1944.