46 U.S. Code § 70501 - Findings and declarations

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Congress finds and declares that
(1) trafficking in controlled substances aboard vessels is a serious international problem, is universally condemned, and presents a specific threat to the security and societal well-being of the United States and
(2) operating or embarking in a submersible vessel or semi-submersible vessel without nationality and on an international voyage is a serious international problem, facilitates transnational crime, including drug trafficking, and terrorism, and presents a specific threat to the safety of maritime navigation and the security of the United States.

Source

(Pub. L. 109–304, § 10(2),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1685; Pub. L. 110–407, title II, § 201,Oct. 13, 2008, 122 Stat. 4299.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
70501
46 App.:1902.
Pub. L. 96–350, § 2, Sept. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 1160; Pub. L. 99–307, § 7, May 19, 1986, 100 Stat. 447; Pub. L. 99–570, title III, § 3202, Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–95; Pub. L. 99–640, § 17, Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3552.

Amendments

2008—Pub. L. 110–407inserted cl. (1) designation after “declares that”, substituted “States and” for “States.”, and added cl. (2).

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