46 USC § 306
Annual report
through Pub. L. 116-344, except Pub. Ls. 116-260 and 116-283

(a) In General.—Not later than April 1 of each year, the Federal Maritime Commission shall submit a report to Congress. The report shall include the results of its investigations, a summary of its transactions, the purposes for which all of its expenditures were made, and any recommendations for legislation.

(b) Report on Foreign Laws and Practices.—The Commission shall include in its annual report to Congress—

(1) a list of the 20 foreign countries that generated the largest volume of oceanborne liner cargo for the most recent calendar year in bilateral trade with the United States;

(2) an analysis of conditions described in section 42302(a) of this title being investigated or found to exist in foreign countries;

(3) any actions being taken by the Commission to offset those conditions;

(4) any recommendations for additional legislation to offset those conditions;

(5) a list of petitions filed under section 42302(b) of this title that the Commission rejected and the reasons for each rejection; and

(6) an analysis of the impacts on competition for the purchase of certain covered services by alliances of ocean common carriers acting pursuant to an agreement under this part 1 between or among ocean common carriers, including a summary of actions, including corrective actions, taken by the Commission to promote such competition.

(c) Definition of Certain Covered Services.—In this section, the term "certain covered services" has the meaning given the term in section 40102.

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Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
306(a) 46 App.:1118 (related to Commission). June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, §208 (related to Commission), 49 Stat. 1988; Pub. L. 94–273, §36, Apr. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 380; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(65), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 159.
306(b) 46 App.:1710a(g). Pub. L. 100–418, title X, §10002(g), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1572.

In subsection (a), the words "a statement of all receipts under this chapter" are omitted as inapplicable to the Commission.

Editorial Notes


2018—Subsec. (b)(6). Pub. L. 115–282, §703(1), added par. (6).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 115–282, §703(2), added subsec. (c).

1 So in original. Subtitle I of title 46 does not contain parts.

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