46 U.S. Code § 12308 - Providing vessel numbering and registration information

A person may request from an authority issuing a number under this chapter the numbering and registration information of a vessel that is retrievable from vessel numbering system records of the issuing authority. When the issuing authority is satisfied that the request is reasonable and related to a boating safety purpose, the information shall be provided on paying the cost of retrieving and providing the information requested.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 592.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
12308 46:1473

Section 12308 requires the number issuing authority to supply for a fee, numbering and registration information to any person, upon request, if the request is reasonable and related to boating safety.

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