2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part B - Merchant Marine Service
Chapter 513 - United States Merchant Marine Academy
Sec. 51304 - Additional appointments from particular areas

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 51304 (2016)
Section Name §51304. Additional appointments from particular areas
Section Text

(a) Other Countries in Western Hemisphere.—The President may appoint individuals from countries in the Western Hemisphere other than the United States to receive instruction at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Not more than 12 individuals may receive instruction under this subsection at the same time, and not more than 2 individuals from the same country may receive instruction under this subsection at the same time.

(b) Other Countries Generally.—

(1) Appointment.—The Secretary of Transportation, with the approval of the Secretary of State, may appoint individuals from countries other than the United States to receive instruction at the Academy. Not more than 30 individuals may receive instruction under this subsection at the same time.

(2) Reimbursement.—The Secretary of Transportation shall ensure that the country from which an individual comes under this subsection will reimburse the Secretary for the cost (as determined by the Secretary) of the instruction and allowances received by the individual.


(c) Panama.—

(1) Appointment.—The Secretary of Transportation, with the approval of the Secretary of State, may appoint individuals from Panama to receive instruction at the Academy. Individuals appointed under this subsection are in addition to those appointed under any other provision of this chapter.

(2) Reimbursement.—The Secretary of Transportation shall be reimbursed for the cost (as determined by the Secretary) of the instruction and allowances received by an individual appointed under this subsection.


(d) Allowances and Regulations.—Individuals receiving instruction under this section are entitled to the same allowances and are subject to the same regulations on admission, attendance, discipline, resignation, discharge, dismissal, and graduation, as cadets at the Academy appointed from the United States.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(b), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1572.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
51304(a) 46 App.:1295b(b) (5)(A), (B). June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title XIII, §1303(b)(5)–(7), as added Pub. L. 96–453, §2, Oct. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 1999; Pub. L. 99–368, §5, Aug. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 776; Pub. L. 101–595, title VII, §708(3), Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2995.
51304(b) 46 App.:1295b(b) (6)(A)–(C).
51304(c) 46 App.:1295b(b) (7)(A), (B).
51304(d) 46 App.:1295b(b) (5)(C), (6)(D), (7)(C).

The word "appoint" is substituted for "designate" and "permit" for consistency in the chapter.

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 V - Merchant Marine
Part B - Merchant Marine Service
CHAPTER 513 - UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY
Sec. 51304 - Additional appointments from particular areas
Contains section 51304
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 94 Stat. 1999
100 Stat. 776
104 Stat. 2995
120 Stat. 1572
Public Law References Public Law 96-453, Public Law 99-368, Public Law 101-595, Public Law 109-304
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