2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 28 - Pollution Casualties on the High Seas: United States Intervention (Sections 1471 - 1487)
Sec. 1475 - Consultation procedure

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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 28 - POLLUTION CASUALTIES ON THE HIGH SEAS: UNITED STATES INTERVENTION
Sec. 1475 - Consultation procedure
Containssection 1475
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 93-248, §6, Feb. 5, 1974, 88 Stat. 9.
Statutes at Large Reference88 Stat. 9
Public and Private LawPublic Law 93-248

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33 U.S.C. § 1475 (2015)

§1475. Consultation procedure

Before taking any measure under section 1474 of this title, the Secretary shall—

(1) consult, through the Secretary of State, with other countries affected by the marine casualty, and particularly with the flag country of any ship involved;

(2) notify without delay the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and any other persons known to the Secretary, or of whom he later becomes aware, who have interests which can reasonably be expected to be affected by any proposed measures; and

(3) consider any views submitted in response to the consultation or notification required by subsections (1) and (2) of this section.

(Pub. L. 93–248, §6, Feb. 5, 1974, 88 Stat. 9.)

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