2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 24 - Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Communication (Sections 1201 - 1208)
Sec. 1201 - Statement of purpose

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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 24 - VESSEL BRIDGE-TO-BRIDGE COMMUNICATION
Sec. 1201 - Statement of purpose
Containssection 1201
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Short Titles'Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Act'."
Source CreditPub. L. 92-63, §2, Aug. 4, 1971, 85 Stat. 164.
Statutes at Large References85 Stat. 164, 165
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 92-63

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33 U.S.C. § 1201 (2015)

§1201. Statement of purpose

It is the purpose of this chapter to provide a positive means whereby the operators of approaching vessels can communicate their intentions to one another through voice radio, located convenient to the operator's navigation station. To effectively accomplish this, there is need for a specific frequency or frequencies dedicated to the exchange of navigational information, on navigable waters of the United States.

(Pub. L. 92–63, §2, Aug. 4, 1971, 85 Stat. 164.)

SHORT TITLE

Pub. L. 92–63, §1, Aug. 4, 1971, 85 Stat. 164, provided: "That this Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Act'."

EFFECTIVE DATE

Pub. L. 92–63, §10, Aug. 4, 1971, 85 Stat. 165, provided that: "This Act [enacting this chapter] shall become effective May 1, 1971, or six months after the promulgation of regulations which would implement its provisions, whichever is later." See 47 CFR 83.701 et seq.

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