Captains of the port

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§311. Captains of the port

Any officer, including any petty officer, may be designated by the Commandant as captain of the port or ports or adjacent high seas or waters over which the United States has jurisdiction, as the Commandant deems necessary to facilitate execution of Coast Guard duties.

(Added Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §104(c)(1)(A), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4198 .)

Editorial Notes

Prior Provisions

A prior section 311, acts Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 519 ; Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 536, §13, 64 Stat. 407 , related to recall of warrant officers to active duty with consent of the officer, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 88–130, §1(10)(A), Sept. 24, 1963, 77 Stat. 177 .

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