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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 4104

Federal Register, publication.

Public information.



PUBLIC LAW 99-662—NOV. 17, 1986

provisions for their administration, collection, and enforcement; (ii) the name, address, and telephone number of an offiTOC '•"' cial to whom comments on and requests for further information on the proposal are to be directed; (iii) the date by which comments on the proposal are due and a date for a public hearing on the proposal at which any interested party may present a statement; however, the non-Federal interest may not set a hearing date earlier than 45 days after the date of publication of the notice in the Federal Register required by subparagraph (B) of this paragraph or set a deadline for receipt of comments earlier than 60 days after the date of publication; and (iv) a written statement signed by an appropriate official that the non-Federal interest agrees to be governed by the provisions of this section. (B) On receiving from a non-Federal interest the information required by subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, the Secretary shall transmit the material required by clauses (i) through (iii) of subparagraph (A) of this paragraph to the Federal Register for publication. (C) Port or harbor dues may be imposed by a non-Federal interest only after meeting the conditions of this paragraph. (6) REQUIREMENTS ON NON-FEDERAL INTEREST.—A non-Federal interest shall— (A) file a schedule of any port or harbor dues levied under this subsection with the Secretary and the Federal Maritime Commission, which the Commission shall make available for public inspection; (B) provide to the Comptroller General of the United States on request of the Comptroller General any records or other evidence that the Comptroller General considers to be necessary and appropriate to enable the Comptroller General to carry out the audit required under subsection (b) of this section; (C) designate an officer or authorized representative, including the Secretary of the Treasury acting on a costreimbursable basis, to receive tonnage certificates and cargo manifests from vessels which may be subject to the levy of port or harbor dues, export declarations from shippers, consignors, and terminal operators, and such other documents as the non-Federal interest may by law, regulation, or ordinance require for the imposition, computation, and collection of port or harbor dues; and .' (D) consent expressly to the exclusive exercise of Federal jurisdiction under subsection (c) of this section. O> AUDITS.—The Comptroller General of the United States shall— t) (1) carry out periodic audits of the operations of non-Federal interests that elect to levy port or harbor dues under this section to determine if the conditions of subsection (a) of this section are being complied with; (2) submit to each House of the Congress a written report containing the findings resulting from each audit; and (3) make any recommendations that the Comptroller General considers appropriate regarding the compliance of those nonv- Federal interests with the requirements of this section.