2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
Chapter 311 - Suits Involving Public Vessels
Sec. 31101 - Short title

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 31101 (2016)
Section Name §31101. Short title
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This chapter may be cited as the "Public Vessels Act".

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1521.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
31101 46 App.:781 note.
SHORT TITLE

Act of March 3, 1925, ch. 428, 43 Stat. 1112, which enacted chapter 22 (§781 et seq.) of the former Appendix to this title, was popularly known as the "Public Vessels Act", prior to being repealed and restated in this chapter by Pub. L. 109–304, §§6(c), 19, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1509, 1710.

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 III - Maritime Liability
CHAPTER 311 - SUITS INVOLVING PUBLIC VESSELS
Sec. 31101 - Short title
Contains section 31101
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Short Titles "Public Vessels Act", prior to being repealed and restated in this chapter by Pub. L. 109-304, §§6(c), 19, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1509, 1710.
Statutes at Large References 43 Stat. 1112
120 Stat. 1521, 1509
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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