2017 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part E - Control of Merchant Marine Capabilities
Chapter 561 - Restrictions on Transfers
Sec. 56104 - Penalty for false statements

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 56104 (2017)
Section Name §56104. Penalty for false statements
Section Text

A person that knowingly makes a false statement of a material fact to the Secretary of Transportation or another officer, employee, or agent of the Department of Transportation, to obtain the Secretary's approval under section 56101 or 56102 of this title, shall be fined under title 18, imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1654.)

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Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
56104 46 App.:839 (last par.). Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 451, §41 (last par.), as added July 15, 1918, ch. 152, §4, 40 Stat. 903; Exec. Order No. 6166, June 10, 1933, §12; June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, §204, title IX, §904, 49 Stat. 1987, 2016; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(32), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 156.

The words "guilty of a misdemeanor" are omitted, and the words "fined under title 18" are substituted for "subject to a fine of not more than $5000", because of chapter 227 of title 18.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, 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 E - Control of Merchant Marine Capabilities
CHAPTER 561 - RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFERS
Sec. 56104 - Penalty for false statements
Contains section 56104
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 40 Stat. 903
49 Stat. 1987
95 Stat. 156
120 Stat. 1654
Public Law References Public Law 97-31, Public Law 109-304
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