46 U.S. Code § 4702 - Abandonment of barge prohibited

§ 4702.
Abandonment of barge prohibited
An owner or operator of a barge may not abandon it on the navigable waters of the United States. A barge is deemed not to be abandoned if—
it is located at a Federally- or State-approved mooring area;
it is on private property with the permission of the owner of the property; or
the owner or operator notifies the Secretary that the barge is not abandoned and the location of the barge.

2006—Pub. L. 109–304 struck out subsec. (a) designation before “An owner”.


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