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46 U.S. Code § 57501 - Completion of long-range program

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Whenever the Secretary of Transportation determines that the objectives and policies declared in sections 50101 and 50102 of this title cannot be fully realized within a reasonable time under title V of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, and the President approves the determination, the Secretary, in accordance with this chapter, shall complete the long-range program described in section 50102 of this title.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


46 App.:1191.

June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title VII, § 701, 49 Stat. 2008; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(103), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 162.

The words “find and”, “finding and”, “in whole or in part”, and “previously adopted” are omitted as unnecessary. The word “shall” is substituted for “is authorized and directed to” to eliminate unnecessary words.

Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Merchant Marine Act, 1936, referred to in text, is act June 29, 1936, ch. 858, 49 Stat. 1985. Title V of the Act enacted provisions set out as a note under section 53101 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1936 Amendment note set out under section 101 of this title and Tables.


2016—Pub. L. 114–120 substituted “title V” for “titles V and VI”.