Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 5.djvu/686

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112 STAT. 3444 PUBLIC LAW 105-383 —NOV. 13, 1998 "Tract 4—Commencing at a point N45° 28' 31" E 123.3 feet and S44° 29' 09" E 169.3 feet from point *A' as shown on plat of siorvey of "Boundary Agreement of CAFB' by D.W. Jessen and Associates, Civil Engineers, Lake Charles, Louisiana, dated August 7, 1973, and filed in Plat Book 23, at page 20, Records of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana; thence S44° 29' 09" E 50.7 feet; thence N45° 28' 31" E 75 feet; thence N44° 29' 09" W 50.7 feet; thence S45° 28' 31" W 75 feet (Deed Call S45° 30' 51" W 75 feet) to the point of commencement and containing 3,802 square feet (0.0873 acres). "Composite Description—^A tract of land lying in section 2, Township 10 South— Range 8 West, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, and being mone [sic] particularly described as follows: Begin at a point N45° 28 31" E 123.3 feet from point 'A' as shown on plat of svLrvey of 'Boundary Agreement of CAFB by D.W. Jessen and Associates, Civil Engineers, Lake Charles, Louisiana, dated August 7, 1973, and filed in Plat Book 23, at page 20, Records of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana; thence N45° 28' 31" E 175.0 feet; thence S44° 29' 09" E 220.0 feet; thence S45° 28' 31" W 175.0 feet; thence N44° 29' 09" W 220.0 feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.8035 acres.". SEC. 430. BARGE APL-60. (a) IN GENERAL. —Notwithstanding section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920 (46 U.S.C. App. 883), section 8 of the Act of June 19, 1886 (46 U.S.C. App. 289), and section 12106 of title 46, United States Code, the Secretary may issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the barge APL-60 (United States official number 376857). (b) LEVIITATIONS.—The vessel described in subsection (a) may be employed in the coastwise trade only for the purpose of participating in the ship disposal initiative initially funded by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1999, for the duration of that initiative. (c) TERMINATION. —^A coastwise endorsement issued under subsection (a) shall terminate on the earlier of— (1) the completion of the final coastwise trade voyage associated with the ship disposal initiative described in subsection (b); or (2) the sale or transfer of the vessel described in subsection (a) to an owner other than the owner of the vessel as of October 1, 1998. SEC. 431. VESSEL FINANCING FLEXIBILITY. The Secretary of Transportation may guarantee obligations under section 1103 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. App. 1273), for the vessels planned for construction to be purchased by the American West Steamboat Company and to be neuned QUEEN OF THE YUKON, which will operate on the Yukon and Tanana Rivers, and EMPRESS OF THE NORTH, which will operate in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon. Notwithstanding sections 509, 1103(c)), and 1104A(b) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. App. 1159, 1273(c), and 1274(b)), the Secretary of Transportation may guarantee obligations of 87y2 percent of the purchase price of such vessels. Each obligation guaranteed under this section may have a maturity date of 25 years from the date of delivery of the vessel concerned. SEC. 432. HYDROGRAPHIC FUNCTIONS. 33 USC 892c (a) EFFECTIVE DATE. —Subsections (b) and (c) shall take effect ^ot«- immediately after the later of— (1) the enactment of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998; or