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TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROCUREMENT OF
JOHN O. PASTORE, Rhode Island NORRIS COTTON, New Hampshire
HOWARD W. CANNON, Nevada
FREDERick J. LORDAN, Staff Director
SUBcom MITTEE on MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES
WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Washington ROBERT P. GRIFFIN, Michigan JOHN O. PASTORE, Rhode Island WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont PHILIP A. HART, Michigan NORRIS COTTON, New Hampshire
DANIEL B. BREWSTER, Maryland
Smith, Adm. Willard J., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard; accom-
ś, and Capt. J. P. Latimer----------------------------
COAST GUARD APPROPRIATIONS AUTHORIZATION
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1968
The subcommittee met at 10:10 a.m. in room 5110, New Senate Office Building, the Honorable E. L. Bartlett (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding.
Present: Senators Bartlett and Griffin.
OPENING STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRMAN
Senator BARTLETT. The committee will be in order. The subcommittee is meeting this morning to consider S. 3034 and H.R. 15224 bills to authorize appropriations for procurements of vessels and aircraft and construction of shore and offshore establishments for the Coast Guard. H.R. 15224, as introduced in the House of Representatives is identical to the Senate measure, but the House committee amended the bill to include two additional high-endurance cutters. That bill assed the House with that amendment. Copies of the bills and the etter of transmittal from the Secretary of Transportation and a memorandum summarizing the various provisions of the bill will be placed in the hearing record. (The material referred to follows:)
(S. 3034, 90th Cong., second sess.]
A BILL To authorize appropriations for procurement of vessels and aircraft and construction of shore and offshore establishments for the Coast Guard
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1969 for the use of the Coast Guard as follows:
For procurement, extension of service life, and increasing capability of vessels, $38,904,000.
B. Increasing capability:.
balloon tracking radar installation on one high-endurance cutter.
Staff member assigned to this hearing: Stanley H. Barer. (1)