The Shipping Act of 1984, referred to in subsec. (d), is Pub. L. 98–237
, Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 67
, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 36 (§ 1701 et seq.) of this Appendix. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this Appendix and Tables.
Section was not enacted as part of the Shipping Act, 1916, which comprises this chapter.
1998—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–258
substituted “it in its discretion” for “they in their discretion”.
1996—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–324
substituted reference to Shipping Act of 1984 for reference to this chapter.
1993—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 103–182
substituted “At the port” for “The collector of customs at the port” and inserted “, the Customs Service” after “subsection (a) of this section”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–258
effective May 1, 1999, see section 2 of Pub. L. 105–258
, set out as a note under section
of this Appendix.
Section 746(c) of Pub. L. 104–324
provided that the amendment made by that section is effective Sept. 30, 1996.
Section 5 of Pub. L. 89–777
provided in part that this section is effective 9 months after Nov. 6, 1966.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the United States Customs Service of the Department of the Treasury, including functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections
, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
All offices of collector of customs, comptroller of customs, surveyor of customs, and appraiser of merchandise in Bureau of Customs of Department of the Treasury to which appointments were required to be made by President with advice and consent of Senate ordered abolished with such offices to be terminated not later than Dec. 31, 1966, by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1965, eff. May 25, 1965, 30
, 79 Stat. 1317
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. All functions of offices eliminated were already vested in Secretary of the Treasury by Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, eff. July 31, 1950, 15
, 64 Stat. 1280
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.