49 U.S.C. § 13521

Current through P.L. 116-21 (6/12/2019)
Section 13521 - General jurisdiction
(a) GENERAL RULES.-The Secretary and the Board have jurisdiction over transportation insofar as water carriers are concerned-
(1) by water carrier between a place in a State and a place in another State, even if part of the transportation is outside the United States;
(2) by water carrier and motor carrier from a place in a State to a place in another State; except that if part of the transportation is outside the United States, the Secretary only has jurisdiction over that part of the transportation provided-
(A) by motor carrier that is in the United States; and
(B) by water carrier that is from a place in the United States to another place in the United States; and
(3) by water carrier or by water carrier and motor carrier between a place in the United States and a place outside the United States, to the extent that-
(A) when the transportation is by motor carrier, the transportation is provided in the United States;
(B) when the transportation is by water carrier to a place outside the United States, the transportation is provided by water carrier from a place in the United States to another place in the United States before transshipment from a place in the United States to a place outside the United States; and
(C) when the transportation is by water carrier from a place outside the United States, the transportation is provided by water carrier from a place in the United States to another place in the United States after transshipment to a place in the United States from a place outside the United States.
(b) DEFINITIONS.-In this section, the terms "State" and "United States" include the territories and possessions of the United States.

49 U.S.C. § 13521

Added Pub. L. 104-881995.

PRIOR PROVISIONSProvisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 10541 of this title prior to the general amendment of this subtitle by Pub. L. 104-88.

EFFECTIVE DATESection effective Jan. 1, 1996, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 104-88, see section 2 of Pub. L. 104-88, set out as a note under section 1301 of this title.