92 STAT. 1642
PUBLIC LAW 95-492—OCT. 20, 1978
Public Law 95-492 95th Congress An Act Oct. 20. 1978 [S. 3373]
Girl Scouts of America. Transportation services. 10 USC 2545.
To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide transportation to the Girl Scouts of the United States of America in connection with International World Friendship Events or Troops on Foreign Soil meetings, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That chapter 151 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding after section 2544 the following new section: "§ 2545. Transportation services: international Girl Scout events "(a) The Secretary of Defense is authorized, under such regulations as he may prescribe, to provide, without expense to the United States Government, transportation from the United States or military commands overseas, and return, on vessels of the Military Sealift Command or aircraft of the Military Airlift Command for (1) those Girl Scouts and officials certified by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America as representing the Girl Scouts of the United States of America at any International World Friendship Event or Troops on Foreign Soil meeting which is endorsed and approved by the National Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and is conducted outside of the United States, (2) United States citizen delegates coming from outside of the United States to triennial meetings of the National Council of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, and (3) the equipment and property of such Girl Scouts and officials, to the extent that such transportation will not interfere with the requirements of military operations. "(b) Before furnishing any transportation under subsection (a), the Secretary of Defense shall take from the Girl Scouts of the United States of America a good and sufficient bond for the reimbursement to the United States by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, of the actual costs of transportation furnished under subsection (a). " (c) Amounts paid to the United States to reimburse it for the actual costs of transportation furnished under subsection (a) shall be credited to the current applicable appropriations or funds to which such costs were charged and shall be available for the same purposes as such appropriations or funds.". SEC. 2. The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 151 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to section 2544 the following new item: "2545. Transportation services: international Girl Scout events.". Approved October 20, 1978.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 95-1572 (Comm. on Armed Services). SENATE REPORT No. 95-1137 (Comm. on Armed Services). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 124 (1978): Aug. 24, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 10, considered and passed House.