46 U.S. Code § 8906 - Penalty

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An owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel operated in violation 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 $25,000. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 556; Pub. L. 104–324, title III, § 306(b),Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3918.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
8906 46:390d

Section 8906 prescribes the penalties for violations of this chapter.
Amendments

1996—Pub. L. 104–324substituted “not more than $25,000” for “$1,000”.

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