(1) assessing the adequacy of the marine transportation system (including ports, waterways, channels, and their intermodal connections);
(2) promoting the integration of the marine transportation system with other modes of transportation and other uses of the marine environment; and
(3) coordinating, improving the coordination of, and making recommendations with regard to Federal policies that impact the marine transportation system.
(A) the Secretary of Transportation;
(B) the Secretary of Defense;
(C) the Secretary of Homeland Security;
(D) the Secretary of Commerce;
(E) the Secretary of the Treasury;
(F) the Secretary of State;
(G) the Secretary of the Interior;
(H) the Secretary of Agriculture;
(I) the Attorney General;
(J) the Secretary of Labor;
(K) the Secretary of Energy;
(L) the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency;
(M) the Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission;
(N) the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and
(O) the head of any other Federal agency who a majority of the voting members of the Committee determines can further the purpose and activities of the Committee.
(A) provide, on a reimbursable or nonreimbursable basis, facilities, equipment, services, personnel, and other support services to carry out the activities of the Committee; and
(B) transfer funds to another Federal department or agency in order to carry out the activities of the Committee.
(1) steps taken to implement actions recommended in the document titled "National Strategy for the Marine Transportation System: A Framework for Action" and dated July 2008;
(2) a conditions and performance analysis of the marine transportation system;
(3) a discussion of the challenges the marine transportation system faces in meeting user demand, including estimates of investment levels required to ensure system infrastructure meets such demand;
(4) a plan, with recommended actions, for improving the marine transportation system to meet current and future challenges;
(5) steps taken to implement actions recommended in previous reports required under this subsection; and
(6) a compendium of the Federal programs engaged in the maritime transportation system.
The date of enactment of this Act, referred to in subsec. (e), probably means the date of enactment of Pub. L. 112–213, which enacted this section and was approved Dec. 20, 2012.
A prior section 55501, Pub. L. 109–304, §8(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1650, related to mobile trade fairs to show and sell United States products at foreign ports and other global commercial centers, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 113–281, title III, §301(1), Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 3042.
2021—Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 116–283, §8315(1), substituted "a conditions and performance analysis" for "an assessment of the condition".
Subsec. (e)(6). Pub. L. 116–283, §8315(2)–(4), added par. (6).
2014—Pub. L. 113–281 renumbered section 55502 of this title as this section.
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