(a) Motor Boats, Yachts, Aircraft, and Radio Stations.—The Coast Guard may utilize for any purpose incident to carrying out its functions and duties as authorized by the Secretary any motorboat, yacht, aircraft, or radio station placed at its disposition for any of such purposes by any member of the Auxiliary, by any corporation, partnership, or association, or by any State or political subdivision thereof.
(b) Motor Vehicles.—The Coast Guard may utilize to carry out its functions and duties as authorized by the Secretary any motor vehicle (as defined in section 30102 of title 49) placed at its disposition by any member of the Auxiliary, by any corporation, partnership, or association, or by any State or political subdivision thereof, to tow Federal Government property.
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., §265 (Feb. 19, 1941, ch. 8, title I, §6, 55 Stat. 10; Nov. 23, 1942, ch. 639, §2(1), 56 Stat. 1021; Sept. 30, 1944, ch. 453, §3, 58 Stat. 760). Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.AMENDMENTS 2018—Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 826 of this title as this section. Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–232 substituted "section 30102 of title 49" for "section 154 of title 23, United States Code". 2006—Pub. L. 109–241 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b). 1950—Act Aug. 3, 1950, struck out comma after "Secretary" and substituted "any" for "and" after "Secretary".
14 U.S.C. § 3907 (2018)