2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part F - Government-Owned Merchant Vessels
Chapter 573 - Vessel Trade-in Program
Sec. 57304 - Eligible acquisition dates

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 57304 (2016)
Section Name §57304. Eligible acquisition dates
Section Text

At the option of the owner, the acquisition of an obsolete vessel under this chapter shall occur—

(1) when the owner contracts for the construction or purchase of a new vessel; or

(2) within 5 days of the actual date of delivery of the new vessel to the owner.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1662.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
57304 46 App.:1160(b) (2d sentence). June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title V, §510(b) (2d sentence), as added Aug. 4, 1939, ch. 417, §7, 53 Stat. 1184; Pub. L. 87–401, subdiv. (1), Oct. 5, 1961, 75 Stat. 833; Pub. L. 91–469, §35(a), Oct. 21, 1970, 84 Stat. 1035; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(91), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 161.

The words "At the option of the owner" are substituted for "if the owner so requests" for clarity.

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 F - Government-Owned Merchant Vessels
CHAPTER 573 - VESSEL TRADE-IN PROGRAM
Sec. 57304 - Eligible acquisition dates
Contains section 57304
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 53 Stat. 1184
75 Stat. 833
84 Stat. 1035
95 Stat. 161
120 Stat. 1662
Public Law References Public Law 87-401, Public Law 91-469, Public Law 97-31, Public Law 109-304
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