46 U.S. Code § 7319 - Records of merchant mariners’ documents

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The Secretary shall maintain records on each merchant mariner’s document issued, including the name and address of the individual to whom issued and the next of kin of the individual.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source section (U.S. Code)

7319

46:643(f)

Section 7319 requires the Secretary to maintain records on each merchant mariner’s document issued and the seaman’s next of kin. However, these records are not open for general or public inspection.

Editorial Notes
Amendments

2021—Pub. L. 116–283 substituted “individual” for “seaman” in two places.

2004—Pub. L. 108–293 struck out at end “The records are not open to general or public inspection.”

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