46 U.S. Code Part C - Load Lines of Vessels

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Part C contains provisions that apply to load lines. A load line is a mark drawn on a vessel that indicates whether a vessel is overloaded. Load line requirements for international voyages are based not only on domestic law but also the 1966 International Load Line Convention.

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46 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 51022012112-213 [Sec.] 305(d)(1)126 Stat. 1565
§ 51032012112-213 [Sec.] 305(d)(2)126 Stat. 1565


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