46 U.S. Code § 7109 - Review of criminal records

The Secretary may review the criminal record of each holder of a license or certificate of registry issued under this part who applies for renewal of that license or certificate of registry.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540; Pub. L. 101–380, title IV, § 4102(e)(1),Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 510.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
7109 46:225

Section 7109 authorizes the Secretary to renew licenses and certificates of registry for additional 5 year periods.

1990—Pub. L. 101–380substituted “Review of criminal records” for “Renewal of licenses” in section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “A license issued under this part may be renewed for additional 5-year periods.”
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–380applicable to incidents occurring after Aug. 18, 1990, see section 1020 ofPub. L. 101–380, set out as an Effective Date note under section 2701 of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters.

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