U.S. Code, Title 46, Shipping

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 2109. Public Vessels

     Except as otherwise provided, this subtitle does not apply to a public vessel of the United States. However, this subtitle does apply to a vessel (except a Coast Guard or a Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation vessel) owned or operated by the Department of Transportation or by any corporation organized or controlled by the Department.

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 507; Pub. L. 99–509, title V, § 5102(b)(3), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1927.)

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Source section (U.S. Code)

2109      46:362 46:363 46:391a(4)

     Section 2109 exempts public vessels from the applicability of the maritime safety and seamen’s welfare laws of this subtitle although some public vessels are inspected under interagency voluntary agreements.

Amendments

     1986—Pub. L. 99–509 substituted "Except as otherwise provided, this" for "This".

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in title 50 App. section 1744.

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