2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part A - General Provisions
Chapter 21 - General
Sec. 2115 - Civil penalty to enforce alcohol and dangerous drug testing

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 2115 (2016)
Section Name §2115. Civil penalty to enforce alcohol and dangerous drug testing
Section Text

Any person who fails to implement or conduct, or who otherwise fails to comply with the requirements prescribed by the Secretary for, chemical testing for dangerous drugs or for evidence of alcohol use, as prescribed under this subtitle or a regulation prescribed by the Secretary to carry out the provisions of this subtitle, is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each violation. Each day of a continuing violation shall constitute a separate violation.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 104–324, title III, §303(a), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3917; amended Pub. L. 105–383, title III, §304(b), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3419.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

1998—Pub. L. 105–383 substituted "$5,000" for "$1,000".

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part A - General Provisions
CHAPTER 21 - GENERAL
Sec. 2115 - Civil penalty to enforce alcohol and dangerous drug testing
Contains section 2115
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 110 Stat. 3917
112 Stat. 3419
Public Law References Public Law 104-324, Public Law 105-383
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