2010 US Code
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle I - General
Sec. 306 - Annual report

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle I - General
Sec. 306 - Annual report
Containssection 306
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawYes
Source CreditPub. L. 109-304, §4, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1489.
Statutes at Large References49 Stat. 1988
90 Stat. 380
95 Stat. 159
102 Stat. 1572
120 Stat. 1489
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 94-273, Public Law 97-31, Public Law 100-418, Public Law 109-304

§306. Annual report

(a) In General.—Not later than April 1 of each year, the Federal Maritime Commission shall submit a report to Congress. The report shall include the results of its investigations, a summary of its transactions, the purposes for which all of its expenditures were made, and any recommendations for legislation.

(b) Report on Foreign Laws and Practices.—The Commission shall include in its annual report to Congress—

(1) a list of the 20 foreign countries that generated the largest volume of oceanborne liner cargo for the most recent calendar year in bilateral trade with the United States;

(2) an analysis of conditions described in section 42302(a) of this title being investigated or found to exist in foreign countries;

(3) any actions being taken by the Commission to offset those conditions;

(4) any recommendations for additional legislation to offset those conditions; and

(5) a list of petitions filed under section 42302(b) of this title that the Commission rejected and the reasons for each rejection.

(Pub. L. 109–304, §4, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1489.)

Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
306(a) 46 App.:1118 (related to Commission). June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, §208 (related to Commission), 49 Stat. 1988; Pub. L. 94–273, §36, Apr. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 380; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(65), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 159.
306(b) 46 App.:1710a(g). Pub. L. 100–418, title X, §10002(g), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1572.

In subsection (a), the words “a statement of all receipts under this chapter” are omitted as inapplicable to the Commission.

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