46 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2019 Edition
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part F - Manning of Vessels
Sec. 8906 - Penalty
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§8906. Penalty

An owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel operated in violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 556; Pub. L. 104–324, title III, §306(b), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3918.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
8906 46:390d

Section 8906 prescribes the penalties for violations of this chapter.


1996—Pub. L. 104–324 substituted "not more than $25,000" for "$1,000".