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101st CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 2800
[Report No. 101-769, Part I]
A BILL
To amend titles 10 and 14, United States Code, to permit recordings of
military bands to be sold commercially.
September 28, 1990
Reported from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with an amendment
HR 2800 RH
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 2800
[Report No. 101-769, Part I]
A BILL
To amend titles 10 and 14, United States Code, to permit recordings of
military bands to be sold commercially.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 29, 1989
Mr. SHAW (for himself, Mr. DANNEMEYER, Mr. WELDON, Mr. DELAY, Mr. DORNAN
of California, Mr. LAUGHLIN,  Mr. HUBBARD,  Ms. KAPTUR, and Mr. VISCLOSKY)
introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees
on Armed Services and Merchant Marine and Fisheries
September 28, 1990
Additional sponsors: Mr. HORTON, Mr. GRANT, Mr. RAVENEL, Mr. HAYES of
Louisiana, Mr. FUSTER, Mr. AUCOIN, Mr. SMITH of Florida, Mr. ACKERMAN,
Mr. LEWIS of Florida, Mr. BENNETT, Mr. LELAND, Mr. ARMEY, Mr. FAZIO,
Mr. ROE, Mr. LAGOMARSINO, Mr. NIELSON of Utah, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. VALENTINE,
Mr. GLICKMAN, Mr. EVANS, Mr. SPENCE, Mr. CLINGER, Mr. KOLTER, Mr. HARRIS,
Mr. FROST, Mrs. BENTLEY, Mr. KOLBE, and Mr. LANCASTER
September 28, 1990
Reported from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with an amendment
[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed
in italic]
[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on June 29, 1990]
A BILL
To amend titles 10 and 14, United States Code, to permit recordings of
military bands to be sold commercially.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION FOR CERTAIN BANDS OF THE ARMED FORCES TO PRODUCE
RECORDINGS FOR COMMERCIAL SALE.
  (a) ARMY- Section 3634 of title 10, United States Code, is amended--
  (1) by striking out `No' and inserting in lieu thereof `(a) PROHIBITION-
  Except as provided in subsection (b), no', and
  (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection:
  `(b) RECORDINGS- (1) Any Army band designated as a special band may produce
  recordings for commercial sale.
  `(2) Amounts received as proceeds from the sale of any such recordings
  may be credited to applicable appropriations of the Department of the Army
  for expenses of Army bands.
  `(3) The Secretary of the Army shall prescribe regulations governing the
  accounting of such proceeds.'.
  (b) NAVY AND MARINE CORPS- (1) Section 6223 of such title is amended by
  adding at the end the following new subsection:
  `(c) EXCEPTION FOR COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS- (1) Notwithstanding any limitation
  contained in subsection (a) or (b), any Navy band or Marine Corps band
  designated as a special band may produce recordings for commercial sale.
  `(2) Amounts received as proceeds from the sale of any such recordings
  may be credited to applicable appropriations of the Department of the Navy
  for expenses of Navy and Marine Corps bands.
  `(3) The Secretary of the Navy shall prescribe regulations governing the
  accounting of such proceeds.'.
  (2) Such section is further amended--
  (A) by inserting `NAVY BANDS AND MEMBERS- ' after `(a)'; and
  (B) by inserting `MEMBERS OF MARINE CORPS BANDS- after `(b)'.
  (c) AIR FORCE- Section   8634   of   such   title   is amended--
  (1) by striking out `No' and inserting in lieu thereof `(a) PROHIBITION-
  Except as provided in subsection (b), no', and
  (2) by adding after subsection (a) the following new subsection:
  `(b) RECORDINGS- (1) Any Air Force band designated as a special band may
  produce recordings for commercial sale.
  `(2) Amounts received as proceeds from the sale of any such recordings
  may be credited to applicable appropriations of the Department of the Air
  Force for expenses of Air Force bands.
  `(3) The Secretary of the Air Force shall prescribe regulations governing
  the accounting of such proceeds.'.
  (d) COAST GUARD- (1) Chapter 17 of title 14, United States Code, is amended
  by inserting after section 639 the following new section:
`Sec. 640. Coast Guard band recordings for commercial sale
  `(a) The Coast Guard band may produce recordings for commercial sale.
  `(b) Amounts received as proceeds from the sale of any such recordings may
  be credited to applicable appropriations of the Coast Guard for expenses
  of the Coast Guard band.
  `(c) The Secretary shall prescribe regulations governing the accounting
  of such proceeds.'.
  (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by
  inserting after the item relating to section (3) the following new item:
`640. Coast Guard band recordings for commercial sale.'.
  (e) CONFORMING AMENDMENT- Section 974 of title 10, United States Code,
  is amended by striking out `section 6223 of this title' and inserting in
  lieu thereof `sections 3634, 6223, and 3634 of this title and section 640
  of title 14,'.