1984—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 98–237, § 20(a), struck out subsec. (e) which related to investigation of any and all discriminatory rates, charges, classifications, and practices whereby exporters and shippers of cargo originating in the United States are required by any common carrier by water in foreign trade of United States to pay a higher rate from any United States port to a foreign port than rate charged by such carrier on similar cargo from such foreign port to such United States port, and making of recommendations to Congress of measures by which such discrimination could be corrected. See section
1710 of this Appendix.
Pub. L. 98–237, § 20(c), struck out undesignated pars. following subsec. (d), “The Federal Maritime Commission is authorized and directed—” and following subsec. (e), “The Secretary of Transportation, is authorized and directed—”.
1981—Pub. L. 97–31substituted in provision preceding subsec. (a) “Secretary of Transportation” for “Commission”; inserted, following subsec. (d), “The Federal Maritime Commission is authorized and directed—”; inserted, following subsec. (e), “The Secretary of Transportation, is authorized and directed—”; and substituted, in subsec. (g), “he” for “it”. For prior transfers of functions of the Commission, meaning the United States Maritime Commission, see Transfer of Functions note below.
1968—Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 90–268added subsec. (f) and redesignated former subsec. (f) as (g).
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–237not to affect suits filed before Mar. 20, 1984, or claims arising out of conduct engaged in before Mar. 20, 1984, and filed within 1 year after that date; and agreements, contracts, modifications, and exemptions approved or licenses issued by the Federal Maritime Commission prior to Mar. 20, 1984, to continue as if approved or issued under chapter 36 (§ 1701 et seq.) of this Appendix, but new agreements, contracts, and modifications to existing, pending, or new contracts or agreements to be considered under chapter 36 of this Appendix, see section
1719 of this Appendix.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of functions of United States Maritime Commission, see Reorg. Plan No. 6 of 1949, Reorg. Plan No. 21 of 1950, and Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961, set out under section
1111 of this Appendix.
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