skip navigation
search


NOTES:


Source

(Pub. L. 98–237, § 5, Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 70; Pub. L. 98–595, § 3(b)(1), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3132; Pub. L. 104–88, title III, § 335(c)(2), Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 954; Pub. L. 105–258, title I, § 104, Oct. 14, 1998, 112 Stat. 1904; Pub. L. 105–383, title IV, § 424(a), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3440.)

References in Text

The Merchant Marine Act, 1936, referred to in subsec. (g), is act June 29, 1936, ch. 858, 49 Stat. 1985, as amended. Subtitle B of title VI of the Act is classified generally to part B (§ 1187 et seq.) of subchapter VI of chapter 27 of this Appendix. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1245 of this Appendix and Tables.

Amendments

1998—Subsec. (b)(8). Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(a)(1), added par. (8) and struck out former par. (8) which read as follows: “provide that any member of the conference may take independent action on any rate or service item required to be filed in a tariff under section 1707 (a) of this Appendix upon not more than 10 calendar days’ notice to the conference and that the conference will include the new rate or service item in its tariff for use by that member, effective no later than 10 calendar days after receipt of the notice, and by any other member that notifies the conference that it elects to adopt the independent rate or service item on or after its effective date, in lieu of the existing conference tariff provision for that rate or service item.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(a)(2), (3), added subsec. (c) and redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(a)(2), redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d). Former subsec. (d) redesignated (e).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(a)(2), (b)(1), redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e) and substituted “this chapter does” for “this chapter, the Shipping Act, 1916, and the Intercoastal Shipping Act, 1933, do”. Former subsec. (e) redesignated (f).
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(b)(2)(C), inserted “or are essential terms of a service contract” after “tariff”.
Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(b)(2)(B), which directed amendment of subsec. (f) by striking out “or the Shipping Act, 1916,” was executed by striking out “or the Shipping Act, 1916” before “any rates, charges”, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(b)(2)(A), which directed amendment of subsec. (f) by substituting “does” for “and the Shipping Act, 1916, do”, was executed by making the substitution for “and the Shipping Act, 1916 do” after “This chapter”, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 105–258, § 104(a)(2), redesignated subsec. (e) as (f).
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 105–383 added subsec. (g).
1995—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 104–88 substituted “This chapter and the Shipping Act 1916” for “This chapter, the Shipping Act, 1916 [46 App. U.S.C. 801 et seq.], and the Intercoastal Shipping Act, 1933,” and “this chapter or the Shipping Act, 1916” for “this chapter, the Shipping Act, 1916, or the Intercoastal Shipping Act, 1933,”.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–595 substituted “section 1703 (a) or (b) of this Appendix” for “section 1703 of this Appendix”.

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

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 1701 of this Appendix.

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.

Authority or Effectiveness of Orders

Pub. L. 105–383, title IV, § 424(c), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3441, provided that: “Nothing in this section [amending this section and sections 1702 and 1709 of this Appendix] shall affect or in any way diminish the authority or effectiveness of orders issued by the Maritime Administration pursuant to sections 9 and 41 of the Shipping Act, 1916 (46 App. U.S.C. 808 and 839).”

LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.