Historical and Revision Notes

Section is based on Pub. L. 99–190, § 101(b) [title VIII, § 8012], Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat. 1185, 1204.

Amendments

2002—Pub. L. 107–296 substituted “of Homeland Security” for “of Transportation” wherever appearing.

Effective Date of 2002 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 107–296 effective on the date of transfer of the Coast Guard to the Department of Homeland Security, see section 1704(g) of Pub. L. 107–296, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.