2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VI - Clearance, Tonnage Taxes, and Duties
Chapter 603 - Tonnage Taxes and Light Money
Sec. 60305 - Vessels in distress

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 60305 (2016)
Section Name §60305. Vessels in distress
Section Text

A vessel is exempt from tonnage taxes and light money when it enters because it is in distress.

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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)
60305 46 App.:121 (3d sentence related to distress). Aug. 5, 1909, ch. 6, §36 (2d sentence related to distress), 36 Stat. 111; Pub. L. 101–508, title X, §10402(a), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–398; Pub. L. 103–66, title IX, §9001(a)(3), (c)(1), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 402.

The words "and light money" are added for clarity and consistency. See 19 C.F.R. §4.21 (2003).

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. 60305 - Vessels in distress
Contains section 60305
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 36 Stat. 111
104 Stat. 1388-398
107 Stat. 402
120 Stat. 1678
Public Law References Public Law 101-508, Public Law 103-66, Public Law 109-304
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