2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VI - Clearance, Tonnage Taxes, and Duties
Chapter 603 - Tonnage Taxes and Light Money
Sec. 60311 - Hospital vessels in time of war

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 60311 (2016)
Section Name §60311. Hospital vessels in time of war
Section Text

In time of war, a hospital vessel is exempt from tonnage taxes, light money, and pilotage charges in the ports of the United States if the vessel is one for which the conditions of the international convention for the exemption of hospital ships from taxation in time of war, concluded at The Hague on December 21, 1904, are satisfied. The President by proclamation shall name the vessels for which the conditions are satisfied and state when the exemption begins and ends.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §9(b), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1679.)

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Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
60311 46 App.:133. Mar. 24, 1908, ch. 96, 35 Stat. 46.
46 App.:134.

The words "and possessions thereof" are omitted as unnecessary because of the definition of "United States" in chapter 1 of the revised title.

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
Sec. 60311 - Hospital vessels in time of war
Contains section 60311
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 35 Stat. 46
120 Stat. 1679
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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