[USC02] 46 USC 80303: Speed of vessel in ice region
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46 USC 80303: Speed of vessel in ice region Text contains those laws in effect on August 4, 2020
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle VIII-MiscellaneousCHAPTER 803-ICE AND DERELICTS
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§80303. Speed of vessel in ice region

(a) Requirement.-The master of a vessel of the United States, when ice is reported on or near the vessel's course, shall proceed at a moderate speed or change the course of the vessel to go well clear of the danger zone.

(b) Civil Penalty.-A master violating this section is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $500.

( Pub. L. 109–304, §11, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1693 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
80303 46 App.:738c. June 25, 1936, ch. 807, §4, 49 Stat. 1923 .

In subsection (b), the words "liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty" are substituted for "liable to a fine" for clarity and for consistency in the revised title. The words "for each offense" are omitted as unnecessary.