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Coast Guard Drug Enforcement Act of 1988

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Coast Guard Drug Enforcement Act of 1988

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 4658) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Coast Guard,
  • Drug control -- United States,
  • Narcotic laws -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 100th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 100-814
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14285713M

    A law enforcement officer, such as a Coast Guard officer or a state or local police officer, may also determine that a person was directly involved in a serious marine incident. If this happens, the marine employer shall then take all practicable steps to collect a sample.   Coast-Guard-Law-Enforcement News: USCG Interdicts Lancha Crews Illegally Fishing US Waters, USCG Cutter Returns With $ Mln Worth Of Cocaine, USCG Cutter.


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Coast Guard Drug Enforcement Act of 1988 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Coast Guard Drug Enforcement Act of report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.].

Law Enforcement Detachments or LEDETs are specialized, deployable maritime law enforcement teams of the United States Coast established intheir primary mission is to deploy aboard U.S. and allied naval vessels to conduct and support maritime law enforcement, interdiction, or security operations.

LEDETs are the operational elements of the Coast Guard’s two Tactical Law. The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of (Pub.L. –, Stat.enacted NovemH.R. ) is a major law of the so-called " War on Drugs " passed by the U.S. Congress which did two significant things: Created the policy goal of a drug-free America; and.

Established the Office of National Drug Control d by: the th United States Congress. The operation began in Novemberand accounted for the seizure of 95 vessels. It was a combined operation that included elements of the Coast Guard, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Customs Service, and various state and local law enforcement agencies.

The foot freighter New Carissa ran aground north of Coos Bay, Oregon. Budget Hearings] (testimony of Admiral Paul A. Yost, Jr., Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard) (stating that 26% to 27% of Coast Guard operations are related to drug interdiction, compared to about 10% 10 to 15 years ago); Overview, supra note 7, at 27 (detailing the missions, personnel, and budget of the Coast Guard for ).

H.R. (th). A bill entitled: "The Maritime Drug Law Enforcement and Enhancement Act of ". Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Shown Here: Introduced in House (05/17/) Maritime Drug Law Enforcement and Enhancement Act of - Title I: Drug Enforcement Budget Improvements - Requires the President to include with each budget submitted to the Congress a report of amounts spent and proposed to be spent for illegal drug enforcement programs.

Requires each congressional committee to issue annual reports estimating the. In this Feb. 23, photo, a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement team from the USCG cutter Stratton boards a small fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean hundreds of. (Record Group 26) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History Records of the Bureau of Lighthouses and its Predecessors (bulk ) General records Records relating to operations Personnel and payroll records Accounting records Records of lighthouse districts Records of collectors of customs.

Sink Argentina's Carrier - The Secret British Falklands War Mission - Duration: Mark Felton Productions Recommended for you. Following the events of 9/11, VIGOROUS in a cooperative effort with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and U.S. Customs Service interdicted vessel TRYING TOGETHER and seized close to 1, pounds of marijuana.

InVIGOROUS completed the seven-month Mission Effectiveness Project (MEP) at the Coast Guard Yard to enhance its mission capabilities. Coast Guard Academy: The Coast Guard Academy, which is located in Connecticut, is a four-year program that results in a Bachelor of Science degree and commission as an Ensign.

The Coast Guard Academy accepts about high school graduates into the program each year. Graduates must serve five years upon graduation. Subtitle E: Federal Aviation Administration Drug Enforcement Assistance - Federal Aviation Administration Drug Enforcement Assistance Act of - Amends the Federal Aviation Act of to direct the Federal Aviation Administrator to modify systems relating to aircraft registration, airman's certification, and fuel system alterations in order.

The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement is charged with interdicting smuggled drugs that come in across land borders, the U.S. Coast Guard with interdiction on the seas. Other attempts to disrupt the flow of drugs involve the seizure of clandestine labs, arrest and conviction of drug dealers and middlemen, and international efforts to.

A news station in Maine recently reported a story about the U.S. Coast Guard enforcing marijuana laws in America's waterways. The Coast Guard says it's their duty to enforce federal laws in American waters, and since cannabis is illegal under federal laws, they will arrest people for possession of marijuana even if they're in states where it's Author: Joseph Misulonas.

The United States Coast Guard is the nation's leading maritime law enforcement agency and has broad, multi-faceted jurisdictional authority.

The specific statutory authority for the Coast Guard Law Enforcement mission is given in 14 USC 2, "The Coast Guard shall enforce or assist in the enforcement of all applicable laws on, under and over the high seas and waters subject to the jurisdiction.

As long as the person has credentials issued by the Coast Guard, and if they test positive, a report must be made to the Coast Guard. Marine employers are not required to report positive pre-employment drug test results to the Coast Guard for persons who do not have licenses, CORs, or MMDs.

However, these individuals still may not be employed. From toaccording to the Coast Guard, its interdictions and the subsequent intel it gained on the cartels led to the extradition of nearly 75 percent of all Colombian drug kingpins.

Authority as a law enforcement agency. The Coast Guard, has law enforcement powers, in contrast with the other branches of the United States Armed Forces which are prevented for acting in a law enforcement capacity by the Posse Comitatus Act and Department of Defense policy. 14 U.S.C. § 89 is the principal source of Coast Guard enforcement.

The Coast Guard is the lead federal maritime law enforcement agency, the lead federal agency for drug interdiction on the high seas, and the only agency with both the authority and capability to enforce national and international law on the high seas, outer continental shelf, and shoreward from the U.S.

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to our. In the Coast Guard, ME rate distribution is 50% DSF (MSST, MSRT, TACLET which are Counter Drug and Counter Terrorism units) and 50% Stations, Sectors, and Cutters.

Based on numbers alone, if you are not into "Tactical Law Enforcement" i.e. MSST/MSRT/TACLET, then BM or MK is for you as far as law enforcement goes. The Coast Guard is the lead agency for the enforcement of U.S. immigration laws at sea, stressing sensitivity in dealing with undocumented migrants in all realms: mass migration, asylum/refugee requests, smuggling and repatriation.

Sincethe Coast Guard has interdicted an estimatedmigrants from 62 countries. This worldwide boarding authority, codified in 14 U.S.C. §§ 2 is the foundation of the Coast Guard’s maritime law enforcement mission, and specifically drug and migrant interdiction. Coast Guard boarding activity is as critical to the national security and commerce of the United States today as it was in The Coast Guard may make inquiries, examinations, inspections, searches, seizures, and arrests upon the high seas and waters over which the United States has jurisdiction, for the prevention, detection, and suppression of violations of laws of the United States.

LEOSA stands for "Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act." This means that this law. On July 8,the Coast Guard published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register proposing drug abatement programs for merchant marine personnel, including drug testing of private employees aboard commercial vessels.

53 25, (July 8, ). Coast Guard Cutter Stratton boarding team members pursue and detain four suspected drug smugglers after intercepting their vessel with 17 bales of cocaine on board.

InP.L. made it a requirement that Coast Guard law enforcement personnel be assigned to each appropriate Navy surface vessel that transits a drug interdiction area.

The Coast Guard provided varying levels of resources for drug interdiction operations in the “transit zone”—the area from South America through the Caribbean Sea and the eastern Pacific Ocean that is used to transport illicit drugs to the United States—during fiscal years throughand generally did not meet its performance targets for several reasons.

The Secretary of State, the Commandant of the Coast Guard, the Commissioner of Customs, the Attorney General, and the head of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System (NNBIS), shall upon enactment of this Act [Oct.

27, ], immediately commence negotiations with the Government of the Bahamas to enter into a detailed agreement for the. "(3) Coast guard-bahamas drug interdiction docking facility.—(A) There is authorized to be appropriated for acquisition, construction, and improvements for the Coast Guard for fiscal year$5, to be used for initial design engineering, and other activities for construction of a drug interdiction docking facility in the Bahamas to.

The US navy and Coast Guard ships were engaged in maritime surveillance of vessels suspected of drug trafficking in the Eastern waters of the Pacific off the coasts of Colombia and Peru. The radar alerted its crew and members of US Coast Guard law enforcement detachment team abroad it to suspicious activity by a speedboat and a Colombian.

The estima pounds of cocaine that arrived at Port Everglades on Tuesday morning aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton is the result of. "Authority is the government's legal power to act. The Coast Guard must have a specific statutory basis of authority before taking Law Enforcement action." WHAT IS 14 U.S.C.

89 (a). A law established by Congress, giving the U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Authority. WHO ARE THE COAST GUARD PERSONNEL THAT HAVE AUTHORITY UNDER 14 U.S.C Maritime law enforcement is applied across the globe in pursuit of transnational criminal organizations, drug traffickers, illegal fishing, and other illicit activity.

Whether the response involves an at-sea boarding or a port State control examination, authority is derived from multiple international treaties and Conventions and domestic laws. According to Coast Guard statistics, Coast Guard drug seizures in FY werelbs of Cocaine lbs of Marijuana.

Appendix C indicates that the Coast Guard had seizedlbs of Cocaine lbs of Marijuana. The Maritime Law Enforcement Academy was established in at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston, South Carolina to provide Coast Guard personnel the necessary skills to conduct their jobs as federal law enforcement officers.

As a key member of the Department of Homeland Security, the Coast Guard has been designated as. mission, the Coast Guard receives assistance from a variety of international and domestic partners including the U.S. Department of Defense, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The objectives of the Coast Guard strategy are to: (1). LEOSA and Coast Guard case. This is a discussion on LEOSA and Coast Guard case within the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act forums, part of the Information and Knowledge Base category; Let's see He's undeniably employed by a government agency.

He has statutory powers of arrest. He is authorized by the. COAST GUARD ACT, ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY SECTIONS 1. Short title and commencement 2. Definitions 3.

Persons subject to this Act CHAPTER II CONSTITUTION OF THE COAST GUARD AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COAST GUARD. Constitution of the Coast Guard 5. Control, direction etc.

Enrolment 7. clause (m) of sub-section (2) of section of the Coast Guard Act, (30 of ), the Central Govt. hereby makes the following rules regarding the ceremonials to be observed and marks of respect to be paid in the Coast Guard, namely: The Coast Guard (Ceremonial) Rules, Chapter – I PRELIMINARY 1.

] JURISDICTION OVER STATELESS VESSELS to remedy the Comprehensive Act's inadequate enforcement provi-sions.- As a result, prosecutions and convictions of drug smugglers have risen sharply Section a(a) of the Marijuana on the High Seas Act, however, has generated considerable controversy.Drug Enforcement Act.

Relevant to real estate as it allows seizure of real property if illegal drug activities take place on it. Innocent owners may successfully contest the seizure after expending large sums of money to lawyers to prove that the owner had no involvement and no knowledge of the drug activity or took steps to stop the illegal activity but was unsuccessful.The Coast Guard loophole has become a Navy loophole as well: the Navy participates in drug war enforcement, but when it goes into drug war combat (e.g., firing naval guns at a ship suspected to be carrying drugs), the Navy runs up a Coast Guard flag--under the theory that the flag changes the artillery-firing ship from a Navy ship to a Coast.