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Effective October 6, 2006

New Jones Act laws were passed by the United States Congress and signed by President George W. Bush on October 6, 2006. The old Jones Act 42 U.S.C. was thereby re-codified by The Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

The changes were a result of positive law codification which is the process of preparing and enacting, one title at a time, a revision and restatement of the general and permanent laws of the United States.

Because many of the general and permanent laws that are required to be incorporated into the United States Code are inconsistent, redundant, and obsolete, the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives has been engaged in a continuing comprehensive project authorized by law to revise and codify, for enactment into positive law, each title of the Code. When this project is completed, all the titles of the Code will be legal evidence of the general and permanent laws and recourse to the numerous volumes of the United States Statutes at Large for this purpose will no longer be necessary. The new Jones Act laws are a part of that recodification process.

Entire New Jones Act 46 U.S.C.

SECTION 1. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Table of contents. Sec. 2. Purpose; conformity with original intent. Sec. 3. Title analysis. Sec. 4. Subtitle I of title 46. Sec. 5. Subtitle II of title 46. Sec. 6. Subtitle III of title 46. Sec. 7. Subtitle IV of title 46. Sec. 8. Subtitle V of title 46. Sec. 9. Subtitle VI of title 46. Sec. 10. Subtitle VII of title 46. Sec. 11. Subtitle VIII of title 46. Sec. 12. Maritime Administration. Sec. 13. Amendments relating to Maritime Security Act of 2003. Sec. 14. Amendments to partially restated provisions. Sec. 15. Additional amendments to title 46. Sec. 16. Recreational boating safety technical amendments. Sec. 17. Conforming amendments to other laws. Sec. 18. Transitional and savings provisions. Sec. 19. Repeals. SEC. 2. PURPOSE; CONFORMITY WITH ORIGINAL INTENT. (a) PURPOSE.—The purpose of this Act is to complete the codification of title 46, United States Code, "Shipping", as positive law, by reorganizing and restating the laws currently in the appendix to title 46. (b) CONFORMITY WITH ORIGINAL INTENT.—In the codification of laws by this Act, the intent is to conform to the understood policy, intent, and purpose of the Congress in the original enactments, with such amendments and corrections as will remove ambiguities, contradictions, and other imperfections, in accordance with section 205(c)(1) of House Resolution No. 988, 93d Congress, as enacted into law by Public Law 93–554 (2 U.S.C. 285b(1)). SEC. 3. TITLE ANALYSIS. The title analysis of title 46, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "Subtitle Sec. "I. GENERAL 101 "II. VESSELS AND SEAMEN 2101 "III. MARITIME LIABILITY 30101 "IV. REGULATION OF OCEAN SHIPPING 40101 "V. MERCHANT MARINE 50101 "VI. CLEARANCE, TONNAGE TAXES, AND DUTIES 60101 "VII. SECURITY AND DRUG ENFORCEMENT 70101 "VIII. MISCELLANEOUS 80101 SEC. 4. SUBTITLE I OF TITLE 46. Title 46, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the title analysis the following: "Subtitle I—General "Chapter Sec. "1. Definitions 101 "3. Federal Maritime Commission 301 "5. Other General Provisions 501

"CHAPTER 1—DEFINITIONS

"§ 101. Agency
"§ 102. Barge
"§ 103. Boundary Line
"§ 104. Citizen of the United States
"§ 105. Consular officer
"§ 106. Documented vessel
"§ 107. Exclusive economic zone
"§ 108. Fisheries
"§ 109. Foreign commerce or trade
"§ 110. Foreign vessel
"§ 111. Numbered vessel
"§ 112. State
"§ 113. Undocumented
"§ 114. United States
"§ 115. Vessel
"§ 116. Vessel of the United States

"CHAPTER 3—FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

"§ 301. General organization
"§ 302. Quorum
"§ 303. Record of meetings and votes
"§ 304. Delegation of authority
"§ 305. Regulations
"§ 306. Annual report
"§ 307. Expenditures

"CHAPTER 5—OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS

"§ 501. Waiver of navigation and vessel-inspection laws
"§ 502. Cargo exempt from forfeiture
"§ 503. Notice of seizure
"§ 504. Remission of fees and penalties
"§ 505. Penalty for violating regulation or order

"CHAPTER 121—DOCUMENTATION OF VESSELS

"§ 12102. Vessels requiring documentation
"§ 12103. General eligibility requirements
"§ 12104. Applications for documentation
"§ 12105. Issuance of documentation
"§ 12106. Surrender of title and number
"§ 12107. Wrecked vessels
"§ 12111. Registry endorsement
"§ 12112. Coastwise endorsement
"§ 12113. Fishery endorsement
"§ 12117. Oil spill response vessels
"§ 12118. Owners engaged primarily in manufacturing or mineral industry
"§ 12119. Owners engaged primarily in leasing or financing transactions
"§ 12120. Liquified gas tankers
"§ 12121. Small passenger vessels and uninspected passenger vessels
"§ 12131. Command of documented vessels
"§ 12132. Loss of coastwise trade privileges
"§ 12133. Duty to carry certificate on vessel and allow examination
"§ 12134. Evidentiary uses of documentation
"§ 12135. Invalidation of certificates of documentation
"§ 12136. Surrender of certificates of documentation
"§ 12137. Recording of vessels built in the United States
"§ 12138. List of documented vessels
"§ 12139. Reports
"§ 12151. Penalties
"§ 12152. Denial or revocation of endorsement for non-payment of civil penalty

"CHAPTER 307—LIABILITY OF WATER CARRIERS

"§ 30701. Definition
"§ 30702. Application
"§ 30703. Bills of lading
"§ 30704. Loading, stowage, custody, care, and delivery
"§ 30705. Seaworthiness
"§ 30706. Defenses
"§ 30707. Criminal penalty

"CHAPTER 309—SUITS IN ADMIRALTY AGAINST THE UNITED STATES

"§ 30901. Short title
"§ 30902. Definition
"§ 30903. Waiver of immunity
"§ 30904. Exclusive remedy
"§ 30905. Period for bringing action
"§ 30906. Venue
"§ 30907. Procedure for hearing and determination
"§ 30908. Exemption from arrest or seizure
"§ 30909. Security
"§ 30910. Exoneration and limitation
"§ 30911. Costs and interest
"§ 30912. Arbitration, compromise, or settlement
"§ 30913. Payment of judgment or settlement
"§ 30914. Release of privately owned vessel after arrest or attachment
"§ 30915. Seizures and other proceedings in foreign jurisdictions
"§ 30916. Recovery by the United States for salvage services
"§ 30917. Disposition of amounts recovered by the United States
"§ 30918. Reports

"CHAPTER 311—SUITS INVOLVING PUBLIC VESSELS

"§ 31101. Short title
"§ 31102. Waiver of immunity
"§ 31103. Applicable procedure
"§ 31104. Venue
"§ 31105. Security when counterclaim filed
"§ 31106. Exoneration and limitation
"§ 31107. Interest
"§ 31108. Arbitration, compromise, or settlement
"§ 31109. Payment of judgment or settlement
"§ 31110. Subpoenas to officers or members of crew
"§ 31111. Claims by nationals of foreign countries
"§ 31112. Lien not recognized or created
"§ 31113. Reports

"CHAPTER 401—GENERAL

"§ 40101. Purposes
"§ 40102. Definitions
"§ 40103. Administrative exemptions
"§ 40104. Reports filed with the Commission

"CHAPTER 403—AGREEMENTS

"§ 40301. Application
"§ 40302. Filing requirements
"§ 40303. Content requirements
"§ 40304. Commission action
"§ 40305. Assessment agreements
"§ 40306. Nondisclosure of information
"§ 40307. Exemption from antitrust laws

"CHAPTER 405—TARIFFS, SERVICE CONTRACTS, REFUNDS, AND WAIVERS

"§ 40501. General rate and tariff requirements
"§ 40502. Service contracts
"§ 40503. Refunds and waivers

"CHAPTER 407—CONTROLLED CARRIERS

"§ 40701. Rates
"§ 40702. Rate standards
"§ 40703. Effective date of rates
"§ 40704. Commission review
"§ 40705. Presidential review of Commission orders
"§ 40706. Exceptions

"CHAPTER 409—OCEAN TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES

"§ 40901. License requirement
"§ 40902. Financial responsibility
"§ 40903. Suspension or revocation of license
"§ 40904. Compensation by common carriers

"CHAPTER 411—PROHIBITIONS AND PENALTIES

"§ 41101. Joint ventures and consortiums
"§ 41102. General prohibitions
"§ 41103. Disclosure of information
"§ 41104. Common carriers
"§ 41105. Concerted action
"§ 41106. Marine terminal operators
"§ 41107. Monetary penalties
"§ 41108. Additional penalties
"§ 41109. Assessment of penalties

"CHAPTER 413—ENFORCEMENT

"§ 41301. Complaints
"§ 41302. Investigations
"§ 41303. Discovery and subpoenas
"§ 41304. Hearings and orders
"§ 41305. Award of reparations
"§ 41306. Injunctive relief sought by complainants
"§ 41307. Injunctive relief sought by the Commission
"§ 41308. Enforcement of subpoenas and orders
"§ 41309. Enforcement of reparation orders

"CHAPTER 421—REGULATIONS AFFECTING SHIPPING IN FOREIGN TRADE

"§ 42101. Regulations of the Commission
"§ 42102. Regulations of other agencies
"§ 42103. No preference to Government-owned vessels
"§ 42104. Information, witnesses, and evidence
"§ 42105. Disclosure to public
"§ 42106. Other actions to remedy unfavorable conditions
"§ 42107. Refusal of clearance and entry
"§ 42108. Penalty for operating under suspended tariff or service contract
"§ 42109. Consultation with other agencies

"CHAPTER 423—FOREIGN SHIPPING PRACTICES

"§ 42301. Definitions
"§ 42302. Investigations
"§ 42303. Information requests
"§ 42304. Action against foreign carriers
"§ 42305. Refusal of clearance and entry
"§ 42306. Submission of determinations to President
"§ 42307. Review of regulations and orders

"CHAPTER 441—EVIDENCE OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION

"§ 44101. Application
"§ 44102. Financial responsibility to indemnify passengers for nonperformance of
"§ 44103. Financial responsibility to pay liability for death or injury
"§ 44104. Civil penalty
"§ 44105. Refusal of clearance
"§ 44106. Conduct of proceedings

"CHAPTER 501—POLICY, STUDIES, AND REPORTS

"§ 50101. Objectives and policy
"§ 50102. Survey of merchant marine
"§ 50103. Determinations of essential services
"§ 50104. Studies of general maritime problems
"§ 50105. Studies and cooperation relating to the construction of vessels
"§ 50106. Studies on the operation of vessels
"§ 50107. Studies on marine insurance
"§ 50108. Studies on cargo carriage and cargo containers
"§ 50109. Miscellaneous studies
"§ 50110. Securing preference to vessels of the United States
"§ 50111. Reports to Congress
"§ 50112. National Maritime Enhancement Institutes
"§ 50113. Use and performance reports by operators of vessels

"CHAPTER 503—ADMINISTRATIVE

"§ 50301. Vessel Operations Revolving Fund
"§ 50302. Port development
"§ 50303. Operating property and extending term of notes
"§ 50304. Sale and transfer of property
"§ 50305. Appointment of trustee or receiver and operation of vessels

"CHAPTER 505—OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS

"§ 50306. Requiring testimony and records in investigations
"§ 50501. Entities deemed citizens of the United States
"§ 50502. Applicability to receivers, trustees, successors, and assigns
"§ 50503. Oceanographic research vessels
"§ 50504. Sailing school vessels

"CHAPTER 511—GENERAL

"§ 51101. Policy
"§ 51102. Definitions
"§ 51103. General authority of Secretary of Transportation
"§ 51104. General authority of Secretary of the Navy

"CHAPTER 513—UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY

"§ 51301. Maintenance of the Academy
"§ 51302. Nomination and competitive appointment of cadets
"§ 51303. Non-competitive appointments
"§ 51304. Additional appointments from particular areas
"§ 51305. Prohibited basis for appointment
"§ 51306. Cadet commitment agreements
"§ 51307. Places of training
"§ 51308. Uniforms, textbooks, and transportation allowances
"§ 51309. Academic degree
"§ 51310. Deferment of service obligation under cadet commitment agreements
"§ 51311. Midshipman status in the Naval Reserve
"§ 51312. Board of Visitors
"§ 51313. Advisory Board
"§ 51314. Limitation on charges and fees for attendance

"CHAPTER 515—STATE MARITIME ACADEMY SUPPORT PROGRAM

"§ 51501. General support program
"§ 51502. Detailing of personnel
"§ 51503. Regional maritime academies
"§ 51504. Use of training vessels
"§ 51505. Annual payments for maintenance and support
"§ 51506. Conditions to receiving payments and use of vessels
"§ 51507. Places of training
"§ 51508. Allowances for students
"§ 51509. Student incentive payment agreements
"§ 51510. Deferment of service obligation under student incentive payment agreements
"§ 51511. Midshipman status in the Naval Reserve

"CHAPTER 517—OTHER SUPPORT FOR MERCHANT MARINE TRAINING

"§ 51701. United States Maritime Service
"§ 51702. Civilian nautical schools
"§ 51703. Additional training
"§ 51704. Training for maritime oil pollution prevention, response, and clean-up

"CHAPTER 519—MERCHANT MARINE AWARDS

"§ 51901. Awards for individual acts or service
"§ 51902. Gallant Ship Award
"§ 51903. Multiple awards
"§ 51904. Presentation to representatives
"§ 51905. Flags and grave markers
"§ 51906. Special certificates for civilian service to armed forces
"§ 51907. Manufacture and sale of awards and replacements
"§ 51908. Prohibition against unauthorized manufacture, sale, possession, or display of

"CHAPTER 521—MISCELLANEOUS

"§ 52101. Reemployment rights for certain merchant seamen

"CHAPTER 533—CONSTRUCTION RESERVE FUNDS

"§ 53301. Definitions
"§ 53302. Authority for construction reserve funds
"§ 53303. Persons eligible to establish funds
"§ 53304. Vessel ownership
"§ 53305. Eligible fund deposits
"§ 53306. Recognition of gain for tax purposes
"§ 53307. Basis for determining gain or loss and for depreciating new vessels
"§ 53308. Order and proportions of deposits and withdrawals
"§ 53309. Accumulation of deposits
"§ 53310. Obligation of deposits and period for construction of certain vessels
"§ 53311. Taxation of deposits on failure of conditions
"§ 53312. Assessment and collection of deficiency tax

"CHAPTER 535—CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUNDS

"§ 53501. Definitions
"§ 53502. Regulations
"§ 53503. Establishing a capital construction fund
"§ 53504. Deposits and withdrawals
"§ 53505. Ceiling on deposits
"§ 53506. Investment and fiduciary requirements
"§ 53507. Nontaxation of deposits
"§ 53508. Separate accounts within a fund
"§ 53509. Qualified withdrawals
"§ 53510. Tax treatment of qualified withdrawals and basis of property
"§ 53511. Tax treatment of nonqualified withdrawals
"§ 53512. FIFO and LIFO withdrawals
"§ 53513. Corporate reorganizations and partnership changes
"§ 53514. Relationship of old fund to new fund
"§ 53515. Records and reports
"§ 53516. Termination of agreement after change in regulations
"§ 53517. Reports

"CHAPTER 537—LOANS AND GUARANTEES

"§ 53701. Definitions
"§ 53702. General authority
"§ 53703. Application procedures
"§ 53704. Funding limits
"§ 53705. Pledge of United States Government
"§ 53706. Eligible purposes of obligations
"§ 53707. Findings related to obligors and operators
"§ 53708. Findings related to economic soundness
"§ 53709. Amount of obligations
"§ 53710. Contents of obligations
"§ 53711. Security interest
"§ 53712. Monitoring financial condition and operations of obligor
"§ 53713. Administrative fees
"§ 53714. Guarantee fees
"§ 53715. Escrow fund
"§ 53716. Deposit fund
"§ 53717. Management of funds in the Treasury
"§ 53718. Annual report to Congress
"§ 53721. Rights of obligee
"§ 53722. Actions by Secretary
"§ 53723. Payments by Secretary and issuance of obligations
"§ 53724. Rights to secured property
"§ 53725. Actions against obligor
"§ 53731. Commercial demonstration ocean thermal energy conversion facilities and
"§ 53732. Eligible export vessels
"§ 53733. Shipyard modernization and improvement
"§ 53734. Replacement of vessels because of changes in operating standards
"§ 53735. Fisheries financing and capacity reduction

"CHAPTER 539—WAR RISK INSURANCE

"§ 53901. Definitions
"§ 53902. Authority to provide insurance
"§ 53903. Insurable interests
"§ 53904. Liability insurance for persons involved in war or defense efforts
"§ 53905. Agency insurance
"§ 53906. Hull insurance valuation
"§ 53907. Reinsurance
"§ 53908. Additional insurance privately obtained
"§ 53909. War risk insurance revolving fund
"§ 53910. Administrative
"§ 53911. Civil actions for losses
"§ 53912. Expiration date

"CHAPTER 551—COASTWISE TRADE

"§ 55101. Application of coastwise laws
"§ 55102. Transportation of merchandise
"§ 55103. Transportation of passengers
"§ 55104. Transportation of passengers between Puerto Rico and other ports in the United
"§ 55105. Transportation of hazardous waste
"§ 55106. Merchandise transferred between barges
"§ 55107. Empty cargo containers and barges
"§ 55108. Platform jackets
"§ 55109. Dredging
"§ 55110. Transportation of dredged material
"§ 55111. Towing
"§ 55112. Vessel escort operations and towing assistance
"§ 55113. Use of foreign documented oil spill response vessels
"§ 55114. Unloading fish from foreign vessels
"§ 55115. Supplies on fish processing vessels
"§ 55116. Canadian rail lines
"§ 55117. Great Lakes rail route
"§ 55118. Foreign railroads whose road enters by ferry, tugboat, or towboat
"§ 55119. Yukon River
"§ 55120. Transshipment of imported merchandise intended for immediate exportation
"§ 55121. Transportation of merchandise and passengers on Canadian vessels

"CHAPTER 553—PASSENGER AND CARGO PREFERENCES

"§ 55301. Priority loading for coal
"§ 55302. Transportation of United States Government personnel
"§ 55303. Motor vehicles owned by United States Government personnel
"§ 55304. Exports financed by the United States Government
"§ 55305. Cargoes procured, furnished, or financed by the United States Government
"§ 55311. Findings and purposes
"§ 55312. Determining prevailing world market price
"§ 55313. Exemption of certain agricultural exports from cargo preference provisions
"§ 55314. Transportation requirements for certain exports sponsored by the Secretary of
"§ 55315. Minimum tonnage
"§ 55316. Financing the transportation of agricultural commodities
"§ 55317. Termination of subchapter
"§ 55318. Effect on other law
"§ 55331. Definitions
"§ 55332. Designating American Great Lakes vessels
"§ 55333. Exemption from restriction on transporting certain cargo
"§ 55334. Restrictions on operations
"§ 55335. Revocations and terminations of designations
"§ 55336. Civil penalty

"CHAPTER 555—MISCELLANEOUS

"§ 55501. Mobile trade fairs

"CHAPTER 561—RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFERS

"§ 56101. Approval required to transfer vessel to noncitizen
"§ 56102. Additional controls during war or national emergency
"§ 56103. Conditional approvals
"§ 56104. Penalty for false statements
"§ 56105. Forfeiture procedure

"CHAPTER 563—EMERGENCY ACQUISITION OF VESSELS

"§ 56301. General authority
"§ 56302. Charter terms
"§ 56303. Compensation
"§ 56304. Disputed compensation
"§ 56305. Vessel encumbrances
"§ 56306. Use and transfer of vessels
"§ 56307. Return of vessels

"CHAPTER 565—ESSENTIAL VESSELS AFFECTED BY NEUTRALITY ACT

"§ 56501. Definition
"§ 56502. Adjusting obligations and arranging maintenance
"§ 56503. Types of adjustments and arrangements
"§ 56504. Changes in adjustments and arrangements

"CHAPTER 571—GENERAL AUTHORITY

"§ 57101. Placement of vessels in National Defense Reserve Fleet
"§ 57102. Disposition of vessels not worth preserving
"§ 57103. Sale of obsolete vessels in National Defense Reserve Fleet
"§ 57104. Acquisition of vessels from sale of obsolete vessels
"§ 57105. Acquisition of vessels for essential services, routes, or lines
"§ 57106. Maintenance, improvement, and operation of vessels
"§ 57107. Vessels for other agencies
"§ 57108. Consideration of ballast and equipment in determining selling price
"§ 57109. Operation of vessels purchased, chartered, or leased from Secretary of

"CHAPTER 573—VESSEL TRADE-IN PROGRAM

"§ 57301. Definitions
"§ 57302. Authority to acquire vessels
"§ 57303. Utility value and tonnage requirements
"§ 57304. Eligible acquisition dates
"§ 57305. Determination of trade-in allowance
"§ 57306. Payment of trade-in allowance
"§ 57307. Recognition of gain for tax purposes
"§ 57308. Use of vessels at least 25 years old

"CHAPTER 575—CONSTRUCTION, CHARTER, AND SALE OF VESSELS

"§ 57501. Completion of long-range program
"§ 57502. Construction, reconditioning, and remodeling of vessels
"§ 57503. Competitive bidding
"§ 57504. Charter or sale of vessels acquired by Department of Transportation
"§ 57505. Employment of vessels on foreign trade routes
"§ 57506. Minimum selling price of vessels
"§ 57511. Demise charters
"§ 57512. Competitive bidding
"§ 57513. Minimum bid
"§ 57514. Qualifications of bidders
"§ 57515. Awarding of charters
"§ 57516. Operating-differential subsidies
"§ 57517. Recovery of excess profits
"§ 57518. Performance bond
"§ 57519. Insurance
"§ 57520. Vessel maintenance
"§ 57521. Termination of charter during national emergency
"§ 57531. Construction and charter of vessels for unsuccessful routes
"§ 57532. Operation of experimental vessels

"CHAPTER 581—RESTRICTIONS AND PENALTIES

"§ 58101. Operating in domestic intercoastal or coastwise service
"§ 58102. Default on payment or maintenance of reserves
"§ 58103. Employing another person as managing or operating agent
"§ 58104. Willful violation constitutes breach of contract or charter
"§ 58105. Preferences for cargo in which charterer has interest
"§ 58106. Concerted discriminatory activities
"§ 58107. Discrimination at ports by water common carriers
"§ 58108. Charges for transportation subject to subtitle IV of title 49
"§ 58109. Penalties

"CHAPTER 601—ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE REQUIREMENTS

"§ 60101. Boarding arriving vessels before inspection
"§ 60102. Production of certificate on entry
"§ 60103. Oath of ownership on entry
"§ 60104. Depositing certificates of documentation with consular officers
"§ 60105. Clearance of vessels
"§ 60106. State inspection laws
"§ 60107. Payment of fees on departing vessel
"§ 60108. Duty to transport tendered cargo
"§ 60109. Duty to transport money and securities of the United States Government

"CHAPTER 603—TONNAGE TAXES AND LIGHT MONEY

"§ 60301. Regular tonnage taxes
"§ 60302. Special tonnage taxes
"§ 60303. Light money
"§ 60304. Presidential suspension of tonnage taxes and light money
"§ 60305. Vessels in distress
"§ 60306. Vessels not engaged in trade
"§ 60307. Vessels engaged in coastwise trade or the fisheries
"§ 60308. Vessels engaged in Great Lakes trade
"§ 60309. Passenger vessels making trips between ports of the United States and foreign
"§ 60310. Vessels making daily trips on interior waters
"§ 60311. Hospital vessels in time of war
"§ 60312. Rights under treaties preserved

"CHAPTER 605—DISCRIMINATING DUTIES AND RECIPROCAL PRIVILEGES

"§ 60501. Vessels allowed to import
"§ 60502. Discriminating duty on goods imported in foreign vessels or from contiguous
"§ 60503. Reciprocal suspension of discriminating duties
"§ 60504. Reciprocal privileges for recreational vessels
"§ 60505. Retaliatory suspension of commercial privileges
"§ 60506. Retaliation against British dominions of North America
"§ 60507. Suspension of free passage through Saint Marys Falls Canal

"CHAPTER 703—MARITIME SECURITY

"§ 70301. Definitions
"§ 70302. International measures for seaport and vessel security
"§ 70303. Security standards at foreign ports
"§ 70304. Travel advisories on security at foreign ports
"§ 70305. Suspension of passenger services
"§ 70306. Report on terrorist threats

"CHAPTER 705—MARITIME DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT

"§ 70501. Findings and declarations
"§ 70502. Definitions
"§ 70503. Manufacture, distribution, or possession of controlled substances on vessels
"§ 70504. Jurisdiction and venue
"§ 70505. Failure to comply with international law as a defense
"§ 70506. Penalties
"§ 70507. Forfeitures

"CHAPTER 801—WRECKS AND SALVAGE

"§ 80101. Vessel stranded on foreign coast
"§ 80102. License to salvage on Florida coast
"§ 80103. Property on Florida coast to be taken to port of entry
"§ 80104. Salvaging operations by foreign vessels
"§ 80105. Canadian vessels aiding vessels in United States waters
"§ 80106. International agreement on derelicts
"§ 80107. Salvors of life to share in remuneration

"CHAPTER 803—ICE AND DERELICTS

"§ 80301. International agreements
"§ 80302. Patrol services
"§ 80303. Speed of vessel in ice region

"CHAPTER 805—SAFE CONTAINERS FOR INTERNATIONAL CARGO

"§ 80501. Definitions
"§ 80502. Application of Convention
"§ 80503. General authority of the Secretary
"§ 80504. Approval and examination
"§ 80505. Enforcement
"§ 80506. Delegation of authority
"§ 80507. Employee protection
"§ 80508. Amendments to Convention
"§ 80509. Civil penalty

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