[USC02] 46 USC 4702: Abandonment of barge prohibited
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46 USC 4702: Abandonment of barge prohibited Text contains those laws in effect on August 3, 2020
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart B-Inspection and Regulation of VesselsCHAPTER 47-ABANDONMENT OF BARGES

§4702. Abandonment of barge prohibited

An owner or operator of a barge may not abandon it on the navigable waters of the United States. A barge is deemed not to be abandoned if-

(1) it is located at a Federally- or State-approved mooring area;

(2) it is on private property with the permission of the owner of the property; or

(3) the owner or operator notifies the Secretary that the barge is not abandoned and the location of the barge.

(Added Pub. L. 102–587, title V, §5302, Nov. 4, 1992, 106 Stat. 5082 ; amended Pub. L. 109–304, §15(18), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1703 .)


2006-Pub. L. 109–304 struck out subsec. (a) designation before "An owner".