PUBLIC LAW 100-457—SEPT. 30, 1988
102 STAT. 2127
ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND IMPROVEMENTS
For necessary expenses of acquisition, construction, rebuilding, and improvement of aids to navigation, shore facilities, vessels, and aircraft, including equipment related thereto, $295,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 1993: Provided, That the Regulations. Secretary of Transportation shall issue regulations requiring that ^TTcr^oi 10 u written warranties shall be included in all contracts with prime note.s e 2403 contractors for major systems acquisitions of the Coast Guard: Provided further. That any such written warranty shall not apply in the ceise of any system or component thereof that heis been furnished by the Government to a contractor: Provided further. That the Secretary of Transportation may provide for a waiver of the requirements for a warranty where: (1) the waiver is necessary in the interest of the national defense or the warranty would not be cost effective; and (2) the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries of the House of Representatives are notified in writing of the Secretary's intention to waive and reasons for waiving such requirements: Provided further. That the requirements for such written warranties shall not cover combat damage. ALTERATION OF BRIDGES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses for alteration or removal of obstructive bridges, $8,500,000, together with $5,000,000 to be derived from "Acquisition, construction, and improvements", to remain available until expended. RETIRED PAY
For retired pay, including the payment of obligations therefor otherwise chargeable to lapsed appropriations for this purpose, and payments under the Retired Serviceman's Family Protection and Survivor Benefits Plans, and for payments for medical care of retired personnel and their dependents under the Dependents Medical Care Act (10 U.S.C. ch. 55), $410,800,000. RESERVE TRAINING
For all necessary expenses for the Coast Guard Reserve, as authorized by law; maintenance and operation of facilities; and supplies, equipment, and services; $67,000,000. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION
For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for applied scientific research, development, test, and evaluation; maintenance, rehabilitation, lease and operation of facilities and equipment, as authorized by law, $18,800,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That there may be credited to this appropriation funds received from State and local governments, other public authorities, private sources, and foreign countries, for expenses incurred for research, development, testing, and evaluation.