46 U.S. Code § 10321 - General penalty

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(a) A person violating any provision of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000.
(b) The vessel is liable in rem for any penalty assessed under this section.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 569; Pub. L. 103–206, title IV, § 412,Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2437.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
10321 46:567
46:568
46:571
46:661
46:665

Section 10321 makes a vessel on which a seaman is carried to sea in violation of this chapter or regulation prescribed under this chapter liable in rem to the United States Government for a civil penalty of $200 for each seaman carried in violation.
Amendments

1993—Pub. L. 103–206amended heading and text of section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, or master of a vessel on which a seaman is carried in violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of $200 for each seaman carried in violation. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.”

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