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$ 7364. Disposition of receipts

Amounts received under this chapter shall be credited to appropriations for maintaining naval salvage facilities. However, any amount received under this chapter in any fiscal year in excess of naval salvage costs incurred by the Navy during that fiscal year shall be deposited into the general fund of the Treasury. (Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 456; amended in its entirety P.L. 104-106, $ 1015, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 425.)



Sec. [7521. Repealed.) 7522. Contracts for research. 7523. Tolls and fares: payment or reimbursement. 7524. Marine mammals: use for national defense purposes. [$ 7521. Repealed. P.L. 103–355, $ 2001()(3)(C), Oct. 13, 1994,

108 Stat. 3303] $ 7522. Contracts for research

(a) The Secretary of the Navy and, by direction of the Secretary, the Chief of Naval Research and the chiefs of bureaus may, without advertising, make contracts or amendments or modifications of contracts for services and materials necessary to conduct research and to make or secure reports, tests, models, or apparatus. A contractor supplying such services or materials need not be required to furnish a bond.

(b) This section does not authorize the use of the cost-plus-apercentage-of-cost system of contracting. (Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 464; Dec. 12, 1980, P.L. 96-513, $ 513(38), 94 Stat. 2934; Sept. 13, 1982, P.L. 97–258, $3(b)(9), 96 Stat. 1064; Oct. 19, 1984, P.L. 98–525, § 1405(56)(B), 98 Stat. 2626; Oct. 13, 1994, P.L. 103–355, $ 2001()(2), 108 Stat. 3303.) $ 7523. Tolls and fares: payment or reimbursement

Naval appropriations chargeable for transportation or travel are available for the payment or reimbursement of ferry, bridge, and similar tolls and of streetcar, bus, and similar fares. (Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 464.) $ 7524. Marine mammals: use for national defense purposes

(a) AUTHORITY.-Subject to subsection (c), the Secretary of Defense may authorize the taking of not more than 25 marine mammals each year for national defense purposes. Any such authorization may be made only with the concurrence of the Secretary of Commerce and after consultation with the Marine Mammal Commission established by section 201 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1401).

(b) HUMANE TREATMENT REQUIRED.—A mammal taken under this section shall be captured, supervised, cared for, transported, and deployed in a humane manner consistent with conditions established by the Secretary of Commerce.

(c) PROTECTION FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES.—A mammal may not be taken under this section if the mammal is determined to be a member of an endangered or threatened species under section 4 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533).

(d) APPLICATION OF OTHER ACT.—This section applies without regard to the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.). (Added P.L. 99-661, $ 1354(a), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3996.)

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