Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/227

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PUBLIC LAW 103-337 —OCT. 5, 1994 108 STAT. 2861 SEC. 1074. DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY. (a) UNAUTHORIZED USE OF NAME.— Chapter 167 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "§ 2797. Unauthorized use of Defense Mapping Agency name, initials, or seal "(a) No person may, except with the written permission of the Secretary of Defense, knowingly use the words 'Defense Mapping Agency*, the initials 'DMA', the seal of the Defense Mapping Agency, or any colorable imitation of such words, initials, or se^ in connection with any merchandise, retail product, impersonation, solicitation, or commercial activity in a manner reasonably calculated to convey the impression that such use is approved, endorsed, or authorized by the Secretary of Defense. "(b) Whenever it appears to the Attorney General that any person is engaged or about to engage in an act or practice which constitutes or will constitute conduct prohibited by subsection (a), the Attorney General may initiate a civil proceeding in a district court of the United States to enjoin such act or practice. Such court shall proceed as soon as practicable to hearing and determination of such action and may, at any time before such final determination, enter such restraining orders or prohibitions, or take such other action as is warranted, to prevent injury to the United States or to any person or class of persons for whose protection the action is brought.". (b) LIMITATION ON LIABILITY RELATING TO NAVIGATIONAL AIDS. — Chapter 167 of such title, as amended by subsection (a), is further amended by adding at the end the following new section: "§2798. Civil actions barred "(a) CLAIMS BARRED.— No civil action may be brought against the United States on the basis of the content of a navigational £dd prepared or disseminated by the Defense Mapping Agency. "(b) NAVIGATIONAL, AIDS COVERED.—Subsection (a) applies with respect to a navigational aid in the form of a map, a chart, or a publication and any other form or medium of product or information in which the Defense Mapping Agency prepares or disseminates navigational aids. ". (c) CLERICAL AMENDMENT. —The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "2797. Unauthorized use of Defense Mapping Agency name, initials, or seal. "2798. Civil actions barred.". (d) EFFECTIVE DATE. —Section 2798 of title 10, United States lo use 2798 Code, as added by subsection (b), shall take effect on the date "°*®- of the enactment of this Act and shall apply with respect to (1) civil actions brought before such date that are pending adjudication on such date, and (2) civil actions brought on or after such date. SEC. 1075. LIMITATION REGARDING TELECOMMUNICATIONS REQUIRE- 10 USC 2315 MENTS note. (a) LIMITATION.— No funds available to the Department of Defense or any other Executive agency may be expended to provide for meeting Department of Defense telecommunications requirements through the telecommunications procurement known as