46 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2018 Edition
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part J - Measurement of Vessels
CHAPTER 147 - PENALTIES
Sec. 14701 - General violation
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§14701. General violation

The owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, and individual in charge of a vessel violating this part or a regulation prescribed under this part are each liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $20,000. Each day of a continuing violation is a separate violation. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

(Pub. L. 99–509, title V, §5101(3), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1925.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section 14701

Source: Section (U.S. Code) 46 App. U.S.C. 83j.

Section 14701 provides that the owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, and individual in charge of a vessel violating Part J—Measurement of Vessels—are each liable to the U.S. Government for a civil penalty of not more than $20,000. It also provides that the vessel is liable in rem for the penalty and that each day of a continuing violation is a separate violation.