46 U.S. Code § 31308. Secretary of Commerce or Transportation as mortgagee

The Secretary of Commerce or Transportation, as a mortgagee under this chapter, may foreclose on a lien arising from a right established under a mortgage under chapter 537 of this title, subject to section 362(b) of title 11.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source section (U.S. Code)

31308

46:952 (last sentence)

Section 31308 allows the Secretary of Commerce or Transportation to foreclose on a lien arising from a right established under a mortgage under title XI of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936. This section makes no substantive change to law.

Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–281 substituted “The Secretary of Commerce or Transportation, as a mortgagee under this chapter,” for “When the Secretary of Commerce or Transportation is a mortgagee under this chapter, the Secretary”.

2006—Pub. L. 109–304 substituted “chapter 537 of this title” for “title XI of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 App. U.S.C. 1271 et seq.)”.

1990—Pub. L. 101–595 substituted “(46 App. U.S.C. 1271 et seq.)” for “(46 App. U.S.C. 1241 et seq.)”.

Effective Date

Section effective Jan. 1, 1989, with certain exceptions and qualifications, see section 107 of Pub. L. 100–710, set out as a note under section 31301 of this title.