[USC02] 46 USC 8906: Penalty
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46 USC 8906: Penalty Text contains those laws in effect on February 24, 2020
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart F-Manning of VesselsCHAPTER 89-SMALL VESSEL MANNING

§8906. Penalty

An owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel operated in violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

( Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 556 ; Pub. L. 104–324, title III, §306(b), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3918 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
8906 46:390d

Section 8906 prescribes the penalties for violations of this chapter.


1996-Pub. L. 104–324 substituted "not more than $25,000" for "$1,000".