Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/193

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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-46 TITLE V—RELATED AGENCIES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MARITIME ADMINISTRATION OPERATING-DIFFERENTIAL SUBSIDIES (LIQUIDATION OF CONTRACT AUTHORITY) For the payment of obligations incurred for operating-differential subsidies as authorized by the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, $162,610,000, to remain available until expended. MARITIME NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAM For necessary expenses to maintain and preserve a U.S.-flag merchant fleet to serve the national security needs of the United States as determined by the Secretary of Defense in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation, $46,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That these funds will be available only upon enactment of an authorization for this program. OPERATIONS AND TRAINING For necessary expensiBS of operations and training activities authorized by law, $66,600,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Transportation may use proceeds derived from the sale or disposal of National Defense Reserve Fleet vessels that are currently collected and retained by the Maritime Administration, to be used for facility and ship maintenance, modernization and repair, conversion, acquisition of equipment, and fuel costs necessary to maintain training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy and State maritime academies and may be transferred to the Secretary of the Interior for use as provided in the National Maritime Heritage Act (Public Law 103-451): Provided further. That reimbursements may be made to this appropriation from receipts to the "Federal Ship Financing Fund" for administrative expenses in support of that program in addition to any amount heretofore appropriated. MARITIME GUARANTEED LOAN (TITLE XI) PROGRAM ACCOUNT For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, $40,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further. That these funds are available to subsidize total loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, not to exceed $1,000,000,000. In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the guaranteed loan program, not to exceed $3,500,000, which shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for Operations and Training. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS—MARITIME ADMINISTRATION Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Maritime Administration is authorized to furnish utilities and services and 29-194O-96 -7:QL3Part2