46 U.S. Code § 14104. Measurement to determine application of a law
If a statute allows for an alternate tonnage to be prescribed under this section, the Secretary may prescribe it by regulation. Any such regulation shall be considered to be an interpretive regulation for purposes of section 553 of title 5. Until an alternate tonnage is prescribed, the statutorily established tonnage shall apply to vessels measured under chapter 143 or chapter 145 of this title.
Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section 14104
Source: Section (U.S. Code) 46 App. U.S.C. 71.
1996—Pub. L. 104–324 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsecs. (b) and (c).