2000—Pub. L. 106–181designated existing text as subsec. (a), inserted “Subject to subsection (b) of this section,” before “whenever”, and added subsec. (b).
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment
Pub. L. 106–181, title IV, § 404(c),Apr. 5, 2000, 114 Stat. 131, provided that: “The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) [amending this section and section
762 of this Appendix] shall apply to any death occurring after July 16, 1996.”
Act Mar. 30, 1920, ch. 111, which enacted this chapter, is popularly know as the “Death on the High Seas Act”.
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