Maritime instruction

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§709. Maritime instruction

The Coast Guard may, when so requested by proper authority, detail members for duty in connection with maritime instruction and training by the several States, Territories, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, and when requested by the Maritime Administrator, detail persons in the Coast Guard for duty in connection with maritime instruction and training by the United States. The service rendered by any person so detailed shall be considered Coast Guard duty.

(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 507 , §148; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(4), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 154 ; Pub. L. 98–557, §15(a)(3)(D), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2865 ; renumbered §709, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §106(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4203 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., §49 (Aug. 4, 1939, ch. 416, 53 Stat. 1181 ).

Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.

Editorial Notes

Prior Provisions

A prior section 709 was renumbered section 3709 of this title.

A prior section 709a was renumbered section 3710 of this title.


2018-Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 148 of this title as this section.

1984-Pub. L. 98–557 substituted reference to members for reference to officers and enlisted men.

1981-Pub. L. 97–31 substituted "Maritime Administrator" for "United States Maritime Commission".

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