46 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2019 Edition
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle IV - Regulation of Ocean Shipping
Part A - Ocean Shipping
Sec. 40306 - Nondisclosure of information
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§40306. Nondisclosure of information

Information and documents (other than an agreement) filed with the Federal Maritime Commission under this chapter are exempt from disclosure under section 552 of title 5 and may not be made public except as may be relevant to an administrative or judicial proceeding. This section does not prevent disclosure to either House of Congress or to a duly authorized committee or subcommittee of Congress.

(Pub. L. 109–304, §7, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1531.)

Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
40306 46 App.:1705(j). Pub. L. 98–237, §6(j), Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 73.

The words "judicial proceeding" are substituted for "judicial action or proceeding" to eliminate unnecessary words.