Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


46 App.:1705(a).

Pub. L. 98–237, § 6(a)–(f), Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 72.


46 App.:1705(b).


46 App.:1705(c) (1st sentence).


46 App.:1705(d).


46 App.:1705(e).


46 App.:1705(c) (last sentence).


46 App.:1705(f).

Editorial Notes

2018—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–282, § 706(a), amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Within 7 days after an agreement is filed, the Federal Maritime Commission shall transmit a notice of the filing to the Federal Register for publication.”

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 115–282, § 706(b), substituted “part” for “section”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Saving Clause

Pub. L. 115–282, title VII, § 706(c), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4295, provided that: “Nothing in this section [amending this section], or the amendments made by this section, may be construed—

to prevent the Federal Maritime Commission from requesting from a person, at any time, any additional information or documents the Commission considers necessary to carry out chapter 403 of title 46, United States Code;
to prescribe a specific deadline for the submission of relevant information and documents in response to a request under section 40304(a)(2) of title 46, United States Code; or
to limit the authority of the Commission to request information under section 40304(d) of title 46, United States Code.”