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Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: S. 1096: Maritime Administration Authorization and Enhancement Act for Fiscal Year 2018   [open pdf - 125KB]

"S. 1096 would reauthorize programs administered by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), which operates the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) and oversees the nation's merchant marine--the civilian mariners and fleet of U.S. vessels engaged primarily in waterborne commerce. The bill would provide mandatory funding for the USMMA to continue to operate in the event of a lapse of discretionary appropriations to MARAD. S. 1096 also would provide contract authority--a mandatory form of budget authority--for MARAD to pursue certain projects on the basis of agreements with nonfederal entities that commit to making future donations to the agency."

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2017-07-21
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