33 CFR 177.09 - Penalties.

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§ 177.09 Penalties.
An operator of a vessel who does not follow the directions of a Coast Guard Boarding Officer prescribed in § 177.05 is, in addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, subject to—
(a) The criminal penalties of 46 U.S.C. 4311, which provides that a person willfully operating a recreational vessel in violation of 46 U.S.C., Chapter 43 or regulations issued thereunder, shall be fined not more than $5,000, imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
(b)
(1) The civil penalties for violating 46 U.S.C. 4307(a)(1).
(2) The civil penalties of 46 U.S.C. 4311, which provides that a person violating any other provision of 46 U.S.C., Chapter 43 or regulation issued thereunder is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty, and, if the violation involves the operation of a vessel, the vessel is liable in rem for the penalty.
[CGD 96-052, 62 FR 16703, Apr. 8, 1997, as amended by USCG-2012-0306, 77 FR 37316, June 21, 2012]

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  • 2014-04-14; vol. 79 # 71 - Monday, April 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 20797 - Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective May 14, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 177

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Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 177 after this date.

  • 2014-04-14; vol. 79 # 71 - Monday, April 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 20797 - Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective May 14, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 177