Source(Pub. L. 98–237, § 15, Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 84; Pub. L. 98–595, § 3(b)(3), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3133; Pub. L. 105–258, title I, § 113, Oct. 14, 1998, 112 Stat. 1912.)
1998—Pub. L. 105–258 struck out “and certificates” after “Reports” in section catchline, struck out “(a) Reports” before “The Commission”, and struck out heading and text of subsec. (b). Text read as follows: “The Commission shall require the chief executive officer of each common carrier and, to the extent it deems feasible, may require any shipper, shippers’ association, marine terminal operator, ocean freight forwarder, or broker to file a periodic written certification made under oath with the Commission attesting to—
“(1) a policy prohibiting the payment, solicitation, or receipt of any rebate that is unlawful under the provisions of this chapter;
“(2) the fact that this policy has been promulgated recently to each owner, officer, employee, and agent thereof;
“(3) the details of the efforts made within the company or otherwise to prevent or correct illegal rebating; and
“(4) a policy of full cooperation with the Commission in its efforts to end those illegal practices.Whoever fails to file a certificate required by the Commission under this subsection is liable to the United States for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each day the violation continues.”
1984—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–595 substituted “Whoever fails to file a certificate required by the Commission under this subsection is liable to the United States for” for “Failure to file a certificate shall result in” before “a civil penalty”.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
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