120 STAT. 2376
PUBLIC LAW 109–364—OCT. 17, 2006
SEC. 1013. TRANSFER OF NAVAL VESSELS TO FOREIGN NATIONS BASED UPON VESSEL CLASS.
Section 7307(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking ‘‘disposition of that vessel is approved’’ and inserting ‘‘disposal of that vessel, or of a vessel of the class of that vessel, is authorized’’; and (2) by adding at the end the following new sentences: ‘‘In the case of an authorization by law for the disposal of such a vessel that names a specific vessel as being authorized for such disposal, the Secretary of Defense may substitute another vessel of the same class, if the vessel substituted has virtually identical capabilities as the named vessel. In the case of an authorization by law for the disposal of vessels of a specified class, the Secretary may dispose of vessels of that class pursuant to that authorization only in the number of such vessels specified in that law as being authorized for disposal.’’. SEC. 1014. OVERHAUL, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF VESSELS IN FOREIGN SHIPYARDS.
Section 7310(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting ‘‘OR GUAM’’ in the subsection heading after ‘‘UNITED STATES’’; and (2) by inserting ‘‘or Guam’’ after ‘‘in the United States’’. SEC. 1015. REPORT ON OPTIONS FOR FUTURE LEASE ARRANGEMENT FOR GUAM SHIPYARD.
(a) REPORT REQUIRED.—Not later than December 15, 2006, the Secretary of the Navy shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Service of the House of Representatives a report describing the options available with respect to the Guam Shipyard in Santa Rita, Guam. (b) CONTENTS OF REPORT.—The report required under subsection (a) shall include the following: (1) An evaluation of the performance of the entities that, as of the date of the enactment of this Act, are the lessee and operators of the Guam Shipyard under the terms of the lease in effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) An evaluation of each of the following options with respect to the Guam Shipyard lease: (A) Terminating the remaining term of the lease and issuing a new 25 year lease with the same entity. (B) Terminating the remaining term of the lease with respect to the approximately 73 acres within the Guam Shipyard that are required for mission requirements and leaving the remaining term of the lease in effect with respect to the approximately 27 acres within the Facility that are not required for mission requirements. (C) Terminating the remaining term of the lease and negotiating a new use arrangement with a different lessee or operator. The new use arrangement options shall include: (i) Government-owned and government-operated facility. (ii) Government-owned and contractor-operated facility.
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