Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 3.djvu/493

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PUBLIC LAW 107-295—NOV. 25, 2002 116 STAT. 2085 (b) LEGISLATIVE ALTERNATIVE. — I f the Secretary fails to complete a negotiation process undertaken under subsection (a) within 24 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall transmit to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives a draft of legislation that, if enacted, would establish a uniform, comprehensive system of identification for seafarers. SEC. 104. EXTENSION OF SEAWARD JURISDICTION. (a) DEFINITION OF TERRITORIAL WATERS. —Section 1 of title XIII of the Act of June 15, 1917 (50 U.S.C. 195; 40 Stat. 231) is amended— (1) by striking "The term 'United States' as used in this Act includes" and inserting the following: "In this Act: "(1) UNITED STATES.— The term 'United States' includes"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(2) TERRITORIAL WATERS.— The term 'territorial waters of the United States' includes all waters of the territorial sea of the United States as described in Presidential Proclamation 5928 of December 27, 1988.". (b) CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF ACT OF JUNE 15, 1917.— Section 2 of title II of the Act of June 15, 1917 (50 U.S.C. 192), is amended— (1) by inserting "(a) IN GENERAL. — " before "If in the first undesignated paragraph; (2) by striking "(a) If any other" and inserting "(b) APPLICA- TION TO OTHERS.— I f any other"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(c) CIVIL PENALTY. —^A person violating this Act, or a regulation prescribed under this Act, shall be liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000 for each violation. Each day of a continuing violation shall constitute a separate violation.". SEC. 105. SUSPENSION OF LIMITATION ON STRENGTH OF COAST GUARD. (a) PERSONNEL END STRENGTHS.— Section 661(a) of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "If at the end of any fiscal year there is in effect a declaration of war or national emergency, the President may defer the effectiveness of any end-strength limitation with respect to that fiscal year prescribed by law for any military or civilian component of the Coast Guard, for a period not to exceed 6 months after the end of the war or termination of the national emergency.". (b) OFFICERS IN COAST GUARD RESERVE.—Section 724 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "(c) DEFERRAL OF LIMITATION. — If at the end of any fiscal year there is in effect a declaration of war or national emergency, the President may defer the effectiveness of any end-strength limitation with respect to that fiscal year prescribed by law for any military or civilian component of the Coast Guard Reserve, for a period not to exceed 6 months after the end of the war or termination of the national emergency.".