2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 51 - Clean Hulls (Sections 3801 - 3857)
Subchapter IV - Action on Violation, Penalties, and Referrals (Sections 3851 - 3857)
Sec. 3855 - Warnings, detentions, dismissals, exclusion

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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 51 - CLEAN HULLS
SUBCHAPTER IV - ACTION ON VIOLATION, PENALTIES, AND REFERRALS
Sec. 3855 - Warnings, detentions, dismissals, exclusion
Containssection 3855
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-281, title X, §1045, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3031.
Statutes at Large References124 Stat. 3031, 3023
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 111-281

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33 U.S.C. § 3855 (2015)

§3855. Warnings, detentions, dismissals, exclusion

(a) In general

If a vessel is detected to be in violation of the Convention, this chapter, or any regulation prescribed under this chapter, the Secretary may warn, detain, dismiss, or exclude the vessel from any port or offshore terminal under the jurisdiction of the United States.

(b) Notifications

If action is taken under subsection (a), the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of State, shall make the notifications required by the Convention.

(Pub. L. 111–281, title X, §1045, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3031.)

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This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original "this title", meaning title X of Pub. L. 111–281, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3023, which enacted this chapter and repealed chapter 37 (§2401 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of title X to the Code, see Tables.

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