46 U.S. Code § 8906 - Penalty

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An owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel operated in violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

Historical and Revision Notes

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Source section (U.S. Code)



Section 8906 prescribes the penalties for violations of this chapter.

Editorial Notes

1996—Pub. L. 104–324 substituted “not more than $25,000” for “$1,000”.