46 CFR 296.1 - Purpose.

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§ 296.1 Purpose.

This part prescribes regulations implementing the provisions of Subtitle C, Maritime Security Fleet Program, Title XXXV of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004, the Maritime Security Act of 2003 (MSA 2003), governing Maritime Security Program (MSP) payments for vessels operating in the foreign trade or mixed foreign and domestic commerce of the United States allowed under a registry endorsement issued under 46 U.S.C. 12105. The MSA 2003 provides for joint responsibility between the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) for administering the law. These regulations provide the framework for the coordination between DOD and DOT in implementing the MSA 2003. Implementation of the MSA 2003 has been delegated by the Secretary of Transportation to the Maritime Administrator, U.S. Maritime Administration and by the Secretary of Defense to the Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, respectively.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
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Title 46 published on 09-May-2017 04:27

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 296 after this date.

  • 2015-08-05; vol. 80 # 150 - Wednesday, August 5, 2015
    1. 80 FR 46527 - Maritime Security Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Maritime Administration
      Notice of proposed rulemaking, request for comments.
      Comments must be received on or before October 5, 2015. MARAD will consider comments filed after this date to the extent practicable.
      46 CFR Part 296