2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VI - Clearance, Tonnage Taxes, and Duties
Chapter 603 - Tonnage Taxes and Light Money
Sec. 60304 - Presidential suspension of tonnage taxes and light money

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 60304 (2016)
Section Name §60304. Presidential suspension of tonnage taxes and light money
Section Text

If the President is satisfied that the government of a foreign country does not impose discriminating or countervailing duties to the disadvantage of the United States, the President shall suspend the imposition of special tonnage taxes and light money under sections 60302 and 60303 of this title on vessels of that country.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §9(b), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1678.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
60304 46 App.:121 (5th sentence words after semicolon). R.S. §4219 (4th sentence words after semicolon); Feb. 27, 1877, ch. 69, §1, 19 Stat. 250.

The words "If the President is satisfied . . . the President shall suspend the imposition" are substituted for "none of the duties . . . shall be levied . . . if the President of the United States shall be satisfied", the words "does not impose" are substituted for "have been abolished", and the words "special tonnage taxes and light money" are substituted for "duties on tonnage above mentioned", 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 VI - Clearance, Tonnage Taxes, and Duties
CHAPTER 603 - TONNAGE TAXES AND LIGHT MONEY
Sec. 60304 - Presidential suspension of tonnage taxes and light money
Contains section 60304
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 19 Stat. 250
120 Stat. 1678
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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