PUBLIC LAW 94-406—SEPT. 10, 1976
90 STAT. 1235
Public Law 94-406 94th Congress An Act To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for the procurement of vessels and aircraft and construction of shore and offshore establisliments, to authorize for the Coast Guard a year-end strength for active duty personnel, to authorize for the Coast Guard average military student loads, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1977 for the use of the Coast Guard as follows: (1) For procurement of vessels: $86,168,000; For procurement of three port safety boats, one inland construction tender, six aids to navigation boats, three harbor tugboats, thirty search and rescue boats, two high/medium endurance cutter replacements, ten high speed surface delivery systems for pollution control, and one motor life boat. (2) For procurement of aircraft: $24,300,000; For procurement of six medium-range surveillance aircraft. (3) For construction of shore and offshore establishments: $24,401,000; For construction at: (a) Portsmouth, Virginia—Phase IV of new Coast Guard Support Center; (b) Rodanthe, North Carolina—improvement of Oregon Inlet Station; (c) Elizabeth City, North Carolina—phase I of improvement at Coast Guard Aircraft and Supply Center; (d) Alameda, California—construction of classroom building at Coast Guard Training Center; (e) New York, New York—phase II of New York vessel traffic service; (f) Loran-C National Implementation Plan—antenna erection, construction, and outfitting of stations at Malone, Florida, Grangeville, Louisiana, and Raymondville, Texas; antenna erection and outfitting of station at Elmira, New York; and construction and outfitting at Narrow Cape, Alaska; (g) Public family quarters—construction of family housing at Chicago, Illinois, Sitka, Alaska, and Point Judith, Rhode Island, or other locations; and (h) Provincetown, Massachusetts—construction of new station. (4) For procurement of vessels and/or aircraft for carrying out Coast Guard missions, including fishery law enforcement: $100,000,000. (5) For procurement of vessels with ice-breaking capability to be used on the Great Lakes: $50,000,000. SEC. 2. For fiscal year 1977, the Coast Guard is authorized an end strength for active duty personnel of 38,918; except that the ceiling shall not include members of the Ready Reserve called to active duty under the authority of section 764 of title 14, United States Code.
Sept. 10, 1976 [H.R. 11670]
U.S. Coast Guard. Appropriation authorization.
Active duty personnel strength.