PUBLIC LAW 99-570—OCT. 27, 1986
100 STAT. 3207-98
(b) AMOUNTS IN ADDITION TO OTHER AMOUNTS.—The amounts authorized to be appropriated for the Coast Guard by this section are in addition to any amounts otherwise authorized by law. (c) AUTHORIZATION ENHANCEMENT.—Nothing in this Act shall require the Coast Guard to recruit, compensate, train, purchase, or deploy any personnel or equipment except to the extent that— (1) additional appropriations are made available in appropriations Acts for that purpose; or (2) funds are transferred to the Secretary of Transportation for that purpose pursuant to this Act. Subtitle E—United States-Bahamas Drug Interdiction Task Force SEC. 3301. ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNITED STATES-BAHAMAS DRUG INTER- 21 USC 801 note. DICTION TASK FORCE. (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— (1) ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNITED STATES-BAHAMAS DRUG INTERDICTION TASK FORCE.—(A) There is authorized to be established a
United States-Bahamas Drug Interdiction Task Force to be operated jointly by the United States Government and the Government of the Bahamas. (B) The Secretary of State, the Commandant of the Coast Guard, the Commissioner of Customs, the Attorney General, and the head of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System (NNBIS), shall upon enactment of this Act, immediately commence negotiations with the Government of the Bahamas to enter into a detailed agreement for the establishment and operation of a new drug interdiction task force, including plans for (i) the joint operation and maintenance of any drug interdiction assets authorized for the task force in this section and section 3141, and (ii) any training and personnel enhancements authorized in this section and section 3141. (C) The Attorney General shall report to the appropriate committees of Congress on a quarterly basis regarding the progress of the United States-Bahamas Drug Interdiction Task Force. (2) AMOUNTS AUTHORIZED.—There are authorized to be appropriated, in addition to any other amounts authorized to be appropriated in this title, $10,000,000 for the following: (A) $9,000,000 for 3 drug interdiction pursuit helicopters for use primarily for operations of the United StatesBahamas Drug Interdiction Task Force established under this section; and (B) $1,000,000 to enhance communications capabilities for the operation of a United States-Bahamas Drug Interdiction Task Force established under this section. (3) COAST GUARD-BAHAMAS DRUG INTERDICTION DOCKING FACIL-
ITY.—(A) There is authorized to be appropriated for acquisition, construction, and improvements for the Coast Guard jFor fiscal year 1987, $5,000,000, to be used for initial design engineering, and other activities for construction of a drug interdiction docking facility in the Bahamas to facilitate Coast Guard and Bahamian drug interdiction operations in and through the Bahama Islands. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated in this subsection, such sums as may be necessary shall be available for necessary communication and air support.