46 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2018 Edition
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
CHAPTER 313 - COMMERCIAL INSTRUMENTS AND MARITIME LIENS
SUBCHAPTER I - GENERAL
Sec. 31309 - General civil penalty
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§31309. General civil penalty

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person violating this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $10,000.

(Pub. L. 100–710, title I, §102(c), Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4741.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
31309 New

Section 31309 provides for a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for a violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter.

Effective Date

Section effective Jan. 1, 1989, with certain exceptions and qualifications, see section 107 of Pub. L. 100–710, set out as a note under section 31301 of this title.