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Source

(June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, § 204, 49 Stat. 1987; June 23, 1938, ch. 600, § 41, 52 Stat. 964; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(61), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 158; Pub. L. 104–88, title III, § 335(c)(1), Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 954.)

References in Text

The Shipping Act, 1916, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 451, 39 Stat. 728, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 23 (§ 801 et seq.) of this Appendix. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 842 of this Appendix and Tables.
The Merchant Marine Act, 1920, referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 5, 1920, ch. 250, 41 Stat. 988, as amended, which (except for sections repealed or reenacted in Title 46, Shipping) is classified principally to chapter 24 (§ 861 et seq.) of this Appendix. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 889 of this Appendix and Tables.
The Merchant Marine Act, 1928, referred to in subsec. (a), is act May 22, 1928, ch. 675, 45 Stat. 689, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 24A (§ 891 et seq.) of this Appendix. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 891x of this Appendix and Tables.
Executive Order No. 6166 of June 10, 1933, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Amendments

1995—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–88 struck out “the Intercoastal Shipping Act, 1933,” after “the Merchant Marine Act, 1928,”.
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(61)(A), substituted “Federal Maritime Commission and the Secretary of Transportation” for “United States Maritime Commission”. For prior transfers of functions of United States Maritime Commission, see Transfer of Functions note below.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(61)(B)–(D), inserted “and the Secretary of Transportation” after “Commission” and substituted “are authorized” for “is authorized” and “vested in them” for “vested in it”. For prior transfers of functions of the Commission, meaning the United States Maritime Commission, see Transfer of Functions note below.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(61)(A), (D), substituted “Federal Maritime Commission and the Secretary of Transportation” for “United States Maritime Commission” and “transferred to them” for “transferred to it”. For prior transfers of functions of United States Maritime Commission, see Transfer of Functions note below.
1938—Subsec. (b). Act June 23, 1938, struck out provisions which authorized the President to transfer to the Interstate Commerce Commission any or all regulatory powers, duties and functions of the United States Maritime Commission.

Effective Date of 1995 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–88 effective Jan. 1, 1996, see section 2 of Pub. L. 104–88, set out as an Effective Date note under section 701 of Title 49, Transportation.

Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of United States Maritime Commission, see 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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