National Shipbuilding Industrial Base Act of 1985: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Sea Power and Force Projection of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, on S. 535 ... October 24, 1985

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Page 47 - ... which the provisions of paragraph (a) to (e) of section 3 were applicable. The Attorney General in an opinion dated April 17, 1934, held— it is my opinion that the said proviso, being embodied in a statute, and in a section thereof, dealing with new construction, has no application to a contract for the furnishing of replacements needed in making repairs to existing vessels. The Treasury Department and the Navy Department as the result of joint conferences between representatives of the two...
Page 47 - That no contract shall be made by the Secretary of the Navy for the construction and/or manufacture of any complete naval vessel...
Page 15 - Mr. Chairman, that concludes my prepared statement. I would be happy to answer any questions...
Page 3 - The enacted statute states that "the Department of the Navy shall have constructed on the Pacific Coast of the United States such vessels as the President determines necessary to maintain shipyard facilities there adequate to meet the requirements of national defense.
Page 45 - I will be pleased to try to answer any questions that you or members of the committee may have.
Page 46 - That the Navy Department shall construct upon the Pacific Coast of the United States such vessels as the President of the United States may determine should be necessary in order to maintain shipyard facilities upon the Pacific Coast necessary and adequate to meet the requirements of national defense.
Page 57 - The Navy's current and planned shipbuilding and repair programs are, by themselves, insufficient to support the Nation's present shipyards at an efficient level of production. Moreover, a further decline in the number of shipyards would reduce the competitive base for these essential Navy programs. Clearly what is needed is a revitalization of the commercial segment of the maritime industry.
Page 14 - Chairman, distinguished members of the subcommittee, I want to thank you for this opportunity to...
Page 47 - The construction, ^ alteration, furnishing, or equipping of any naval vessel authorized by this Act, or the construction, alteration, furnishing, or equipping of any naval vessels with funds from any appropriation available for such purposes...
Page 105 - US shipyards have, in recent years, impaired the competitiveness of US operators of oceangoing, selfpropelled cargo vessels, and have contributed to the decline in the US -flag fleet.

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