14 U.S. Code § 85 - Aids to maritime navigation; penalty

The Secretary shall prescribe and enforce necessary and reasonable rules and regulations, for the protection of maritime navigation, relative to the establishment, maintenance, and operation of lights and other signals on fixed and floating structures in or over waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in the high seas for structures owned or operated by persons subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Any owner or operator of such a structure, excluding an agency of the United States, who violates any of the rules or regulations prescribed hereunder, commits a misdemeanor and shall be punished, upon conviction thereof, by a fine of not exceeding $100 for each day which such violation continues.

Source

(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 501; June 4, 1956, ch. 351, § 1,70 Stat. 226; Pub. L. 93–283, § 1(2),May 14, 1974, 88 Stat. 139.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 33, U.S.C., 1946 ed., § 760 (May 14, 1908, ch. 168, § 5,35 Stat. 162).
Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.
Amendments

1974—Pub. L. 93–283struck out “on fixed structures” after “maritime navigation” in section catchline and in text substituted “fixed and floating structures in or over waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and in the high seas for structures owned or operated by persons subject to the jurisdiction of the United States” for “fixed structures in or over navigable waters of the United States”.
1956—Act June 4, 1956, amended section generally, vesting in Secretary rule-making authority, for the protection of maritime navigation, relative to the establishment, maintenance, and operation of lights and other signals on fixed structures in or over navigable waters of the United States, and excluding agencies of United States from its provisions.

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33 CFR - Navigation and Navigable Waters

33 CFR Part 62 - UNITED STATES AIDS TO NAVIGATION SYSTEM

33 CFR Part 66 - PRIVATE AIDS TO NAVIGATION

33 CFR Part 67 - AIDS TO NAVIGATION ON ARTIFICIAL ISLANDS AND FIXED STRUCTURES

33 CFR Part 72 - MARINE INFORMATION

33 CFR Part 74 - CHARGES FOR COAST GUARD AIDS TO NAVIGATION WORK

33 CFR Part 118 - BRIDGE LIGHTING AND OTHER SIGNALS

33 CFR Part 147 - SAFETY ZONES

 

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