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Source

(June 5, 1920, ch. 250, § 12, 41 Stat. 993; June 6, 1924, ch. 273, § 2, 43 Stat. 468; Feb. 11, 1927, ch. 104, § 1, 44 Stat. 1083; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 12, eff. June 10, 1933; June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, § 204, title IX, § 904, 49 Stat. 1987, 2016; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(43), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 157.)

References in Text

Section 5 of this Act, referred to in text, is section 5 of act June 5, 1920, which was classified to section 864 of former Title 46, Shipping, and was repealed by Pub. L. 100–710, title II, § 202(4), Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4753.
Section 11 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, referred to in text, was classified to section 870 of former Title 46, and was repealed by act June 29, 1936, ch. 858, § 903(b), (c), 49 Stat. 2016. See section 1116 of this Appendix.
This Act, referred to in text, means act June 5, 1920, ch. 250, 41 Stat. 988, as amended, known as the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, which (except for sections repealed or reenacted in Title 46) is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 889 of this Appendix and Tables.

Codification

The first paragraph of this section originally contained a further provision continuing the United States Shipping Board Merchant Fleet Corporation in existence with authority to operate vessels. The corporation was subsequently dissolved by section 203 of act June 29, 1936.

Amendments

1981—Pub. L. 97–31 substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Commission” in twelve places, “him” for “it” in two places, and “his” for “its” in three places. For prior transfers of functions, see Transfer of Functions note below.
1927—Act Feb. 11, 1927, substituted “U.S. Shipping Board Merchant Fleet Corporation” for “U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation” in first par.
1924—Act June 6, 1924, added second par.

Transfer of Functions

“Commission”, meaning United States Maritime Commission, substituted in text for “board”, meaning United States Shipping Board. For dissolution of Board and transfer of functions to United States Maritime Commission, see Ex. Ord. No. 6166 and act June 29, 1936. Ex. Ord. No. 6166 is set out as a note under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. For subsequent transfers of functions, see Reorg. Plan No. 6 of 1949, Reorg. Plan No. 21 of 1950, and Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961, set out under section 1111 of this Appendix.

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