2020 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
Chapter 311 - Suits Involving Public Vessels
Sec. 31110 - Subpoenas to officers or members of crew

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 31110 (2020)
Section Name §31110. Subpoenas to officers or members of crew
Section Text

An officer or member of the crew of a public vessel may not be subpoenaed in a civil action under this chapter without the consent of—

(1) the Secretary of the department or the head of the independent establishment having control of the vessel at the time the cause of action arose; or

(2) the master or commanding officer of the vessel at the time the subpoena is issued.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1522.)

Editorial Notes
Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
31110 46 App.:784. Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 428, §4, 43 Stat. 1112.
Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
Sec. 31110 - Subpoenas to officers or members of crew
Contains section 31110
Date 2020
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 13, 2021
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 43 Stat. 1112
120 Stat. 1522
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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