46 U.S.C. § 10104 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 46. Shipping § 10104. Requirement to report sexual offenses

(a)  A master or other individual in charge of a documented vessel shall report to the Secretary a complaint of a sexual offense prohibited under chapter 109A of title 18, United States Code.

(b)  A master or other individual in charge of a documented vessel who knowingly fails to report in compliance with this section is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000.


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