2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part G - Restrictions and Penalties
Chapter 581 - Restrictions and Penalties
Sec. 58103 - Employing another person as managing or operating agent

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 58103 (2016)
Section Name §58103. Employing another person as managing or operating agent
Section Text

(a) Prohibition.—Except with the written consent of the Secretary of Transportation, a contractor holding a contract under the operating-differential subsidy program or under chapter 575 of this title may not—

(1) employ another person as the managing or operating agent of the operator; or

(2) charter a vessel, on which an operating-differential subsidy is to be paid, for operation by another person.


(b) Applicability of Provisions to Charterer.—If a charter prohibited by this section is made, the person operating the chartered vessel is subject to all the provisions of this subtitle and the operating-differential subsidy program, including limitations of profits and salaries.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1671.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
58103 46 App.:1223(d). June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title VIII, §805(d), 49 Stat. 2013; June 23, 1938, ch. 600, §§36, 37, 52 Stat. 963; Pub. L. 91–603, §4(e), Dec. 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 1675; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(122), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 164; Pub. L. 104–239, §4(b)(2), Oct. 8, 1996, 110 Stat. 3131.

In subsection (a), the words "contractor holding a contract under the operating-differential subsidy program or under chapter 575 of this title" are substituted for "contractor holding a contract authorized under part A of subchapter VI or VII of this chapter" for the reasons explained under section 58101.

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 G - Restrictions and Penalties
CHAPTER 581 - RESTRICTIONS AND PENALTIES
Sec. 58103 - Employing another person as managing or operating agent
Contains section 58103
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 49 Stat. 2013
52 Stat. 963
84 Stat. 1675
95 Stat. 164
110 Stat. 3131
120 Stat. 1671
Public Law References Public Law 91-603, Public Law 97-31, Public Law 104-239, Public Law 109-304
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