2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VII - Security and Drug Enforcement
Chapter 703 - Maritime Security
Sec. 70304 - Travel advisories on security at foreign ports

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 70304 (2016)
Section Name §70304. Travel advisories on security at foreign ports
Section Text

(a) General Requirements.—On being notified by the Secretary that the Secretary has determined that a condition exists that threatens the safety or security of passengers, passenger vessels, or crew traveling to or from a foreign port that the Secretary has determined under section 70303(b) of this title does not maintain and administer effective security measures, the Secretary of State immediately shall issue a travel advisory for that port. The Secretary of State shall take the necessary steps to widely publicize the travel advisory.

(b) Lifting Advisories.—A travel advisory issued under subsection (a) may be lifted only if the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of State, has determined that effective security measures are maintained and administered at the port.

(c) Notice to Congress.—The Secretary of State shall notify Congress immediately of any change in the status of a travel advisory issued under this section.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §10(2), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1684.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
70304 46 App.:1804. Pub. L. 99–399, title IX, §908, Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, title XXII, §2224(b), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–819.

In subsection (b), the words "with respect to which the Secretary of Transportation had made the determination described in section 1803(d) of this Appendix" are omitted as unnecessary.

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 VII - Security and Drug Enforcement
CHAPTER 703 - MARITIME SECURITY
Sec. 70304 - Travel advisories on security at foreign ports
Contains section 70304
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 100 Stat. 891
112 Stat. 2681-819
120 Stat. 1684
Public Law References Public Law 99-399, Public Law 105-277, Public Law 109-304
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