46 U.S.C. § 70305 - Suspension of passenger services

Cite as:46 U.S.C. § 70305
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-21 (6/12/2019)
 
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(a) GEN...

(b) PROHIBITION.-A passenger vessel common carrier, or a passenger vessel of the United States, may not operate in violation of a suspension under this section.

(c) PENALTIES.-

(1) DENIAL OF ENTRY.-If a person operates a vessel in violation of this section, the Secretary may deny the vessels of that person entry to ports of the United States.

(2) CIVIL PENALTY.-A person violating this section is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $50,000. Each day a vessel uses a prohibited port is a separate violation.

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