1981—Pub. L. 97–31in introductory text and subsecs. (a) and (i) substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Secretary of Commerce” wherever appearing.
1970—Pub. L. 91–469, § 35(a), substituted “Secretary of Commerce” for “Commission”, once in introductory par., twice in subsec. (a), and thrice in subsec. (i).
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–469, §§ 4(1),
35(b), required consideration of the benefit the maintenance of any steamship line may afford to other national requirements and substituted “his” for “its” before “determination”, respectively.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91–469, § 4(3), added subsec. (b). Former subsec. (b) redesignated (c).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 91–649, § 4(2), (4), (5), redesignated former subsec. (b) as (c), inserted “method of propulsion” after “speed”, and required that the various requirements of the vessels should be employed to provide bulk cargo carrying services, necessary to the promotion, maintenance, and expansion of the foreign commerce of the United States and its national defense or other national requirements whether or not such vessels operate on a particular service, route, or line, respectively. Former subsec. (c) redesignated (d).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 91–469, § 4(2), redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d). Former subsec. (d) redesignated (e).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 91–469, §§ 4(2),
5, redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e) and struck out “in particular services, routes, and lines” after “comparable vessels” and substituted “American vessel” for “American service route, or line”, respectively. Former subsec. (e) redesignated (f).
Subsecs. (f) to (j). Pub. L. 91–469, § 4(2), redesignated former subsecs. (e) to (i) as (f) to (j), respectively.
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