(a)An owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel failing to report a casualty as required under section
6101 of this title or a regulation prescribed under section
6102 is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000.
(b)A person failing to comply with section
6104 of this title or a regulation prescribed under that section is liable to the Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000.
6103 provides for a civil penalty of $1,000 for any owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel that fails to report a casualty required to be reported under subsection (b) ofsection
6101 or an incident required to be reported under subsection (c) ofsection
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–324inserted “or 6102” before “is liable” and substituted “not more than $25,000” for “$1,000”.
1988—Pub. L. 100–424designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–498effective 180 days after Oct. 19, 1984, see section 214 ofPub. L. 98–498, set out as an Effective Date note under section
2306 of this title.
The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.
The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013
An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
Description of Change
Statutes at Large
LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.