46 U.S. Code § 4106 - Penalties

§ 4106.
Penalties

If a vessel to which this chapter applies is operated in violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter, the owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, and individual in charge are each liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source section (U.S. Code)

4106

46:526o

Section 4106 provides a civil penalty of $100 for a violation of this chapter or a regulation under this chapter. The vessel also is liable in rem.

Amendments

1988—Pub. L. 100–540 substituted “not more than $5,000” for “$100”.

 

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