[USC02] 46 USC 55602: Cargo and shippers
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46 USC 55602: Cargo and shippers Text contains those laws in effect on January 27, 2020
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle V-Merchant MarinePart D-Promotional ProgramsCHAPTER 556-SHORT SEA TRANSPORTATION

§55602. Cargo and shippers

(a) Memorandums of Agreement.-The Secretary of Transportation shall enter into memorandums of understanding with the heads of other Federal entities to transport federally owned or generated cargo using a short sea transportation project designated under section 55601 when practical or available.

(b) Short-Term Incentives.-The Secretary shall consult shippers and other participants in transportation logistics and develop proposals for short-term incentives to encourage the use of short sea transportation.

(Added Pub. L. 110–140, title XI, §1121(a), Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1761 .)

Effective Date

Section effective 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 of Pub. L. 110–140, set out as a note under section 1824 of Title 2, The Congress.