(a)An owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel knowingly allowing the vessel to be operated in violation of section
9302 of this title is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of no more than $10,000 for each day during which the vessel is in violation. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.
(b)An individual who directs the navigation of a vessel in violation of section
9302 of this title is liable to the Government for a civil penalty of no more than $10,000 for each day during which the violation occurs.
(c)A person violating a regulation prescribed under section
9303 of this title is liable to the Government for a civil penalty of no more than $10,000.
9308 prescribes the penalties for violations of sections
1990—Subsecs. (a) to (c). Pub. L. 101–380substituted “no more than $10,000” for “$500”.
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.
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.