2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 16 - Lighthouses (Sections 711 - 776)
Sec. 743 - Lighthouse districts

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 16 - LIGHTHOUSES
Sec. 743 - Lighthouse districts
Containssection 743
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditJune 17, 1910, ch. 301, §11, 36 Stat. 538; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.
Statutes at Large References24 Stat. 148
36 Stat. 538
47 Stat. 158

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33 U.S.C. § 743 (2015)

§743. Lighthouse districts

The ocean, gulf, and lake coasts and the rivers of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the naval station in Cuba shall be arranged into not exceeding nineteen lighthouse districts.

(June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §11, 36 Stat. 538; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.)

CODIFICATION

This section was enacted as part of section 11 of act June 17, 1910, which also enacted section 717 of this title.

The original text provided "that the commissioner of lighthouses, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, as soon as practicable" should rearrange the ocean, gulf and lake coasts and the rivers of the United States, Puerto Rico and the naval station in Cuba into not exceeding nineteen lighthouse districts.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Prior provisions for the arrangement of the various lighthouse districts were made by R.S. §4670; act July 26, 1886, ch. 779, 24 Stat. 148, which were repealed by section 13 of act June 17, 1910.

CHANGE OF NAME

"Puerto Rico" substituted in text for "Porto Rico" pursuant to act May 17, 1932, which is classified to section 731a of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.

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