2018 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VIII - Miscellaneous
Chapter 803 - Ice and Derelicts
Sec. 80303 - Speed of vessel in ice region

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 80303 (2018)
Section Name §80303. Speed of vessel in ice region
Section Text

(a) Requirement.—The master of a vessel of the United States, when ice is reported on or near the vessel's course, shall proceed at a moderate speed or change the course of the vessel to go well clear of the danger zone.

(b) Civil Penalty.—A master violating this section is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $500.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §11, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1693.)

Editorial Notes
Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
80303 46 App.:738c. June 25, 1936, ch. 807, §4, 49 Stat. 1923.

In subsection (b), the words "liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty" are substituted for "liable to a fine" for clarity and for consistency in the revised title. The words "for each offense" are omitted as unnecessary.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle VIII - Miscellaneous
Sec. 80303 - Speed of vessel in ice region
Contains section 80303
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 49 Stat. 1923
120 Stat. 1693
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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