46 U.S. Code CHAPTER 23— OPERATION OF VESSELS GENERALLY

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Historical and Revision Notes

Chapter 23 lists requirements that relate to the general operation of all vessels. These include penalties and injunctive relief for negligent operation of a vessel. It also provides penalties for failure to render assistance.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–282, title IV, § 402(d), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4264, struck out item 2307 “Limitation of liability for Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service pilots and non-Federal vessel traffic service operators”.

2012—Pub. L. 112–213, title III, § 302(b), Dec. 20, 2012, 126 Stat. 1563, substituted “Limitation of liability for Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service pilots and non-Federal vessel traffic service operators” for “Limitation of liability for Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service pilots” in item 2307.

2002—Pub. L. 107–295, title IV, § 431(b), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2128, added item 2307.

1998—Pub. L. 105–383, title III, §§ 302(b), 304(d)(2), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3418, 3420, added item 2302, struck out former item 2302 “Penalties for negligent operations”, and added item 2303a.

1984—Pub. L. 98–498, title II, § 212(a)(1), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2305, added item 2306.