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.
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”.
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.