Text: S.2319 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/30/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2319


To allow the Coast Guard to consider the impacts of Hurricane Michael for the purpose of modifying contracts for offshore patrol cutters.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 30, 2019

Mr. Rubio (for himself and Mr. Scott of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


A BILL

To allow the Coast Guard to consider the impacts of Hurricane Michael for the purpose of modifying contracts for offshore patrol cutters.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Restore Coast Guard Capabilities Act”.

SEC. 2. Modifications to contracts for offshore patrol cutters permitted based on impacts of Hurricane Michael.

Notwithstanding Public Law 85–804, the United States Coast Guard is authorized to take into account the impacts of Hurricane Michael for the purpose of modifying, without consideration, but not exceeding the original affordability requirement as set forth in section C of the existing contract to construct Offshore Patrol Cutters upon a determination that doing so would facilitate national security.


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