US (United States) Code. Title 17. Chapter 11: Sound recordings and music videos

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16 USC CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND

SALE OF SPONGES TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO

AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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Sec.

781. Taking or catching, in waters of Gulf or Straits of Florida,

commercial sponges of less than prescribed size, and landing or

possession of same.

782. Sponges of less than prescribed size; possession prima facie

evidence.

783. Punishment for violations of law; liability of vessels.

784. Jurisdiction of prosecutions.

785. Enforcement of law prohibiting taking of sponges of specified

sizes; employment of Coast Guard vessels and Customs Service

employees.

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16 USC Sec. 781 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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Sec. 781. Taking or catching, in waters of Gulf or Straits of

Florida, commercial sponges of less than prescribed size, and

landing or possession of same

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It is unlawful for any citizen of the United States, or person

owing duty of obedience to the laws of the United States, or any

boat or vessel of the United States, or person belonging to or on

any such boat or vessel, to take or catch, by any means or method,

in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the Straits of Florida

outside of State territorial limits, any commercial sponges

measuring when wet less than five inches in their maximum diameter,

or for any person or vessel to land, deliver, cure, offer for sale,

or have in possession at any port or place in the United States, or

on any boat or vessel of the United States, any such commercial

sponges.

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(Aug. 15, 1914, ch. 253, Sec. 1, 38 Stat. 692.)

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16 USC Sec. 782 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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Sec. 782. Sponges of less than prescribed size; possession prima

facie evidence

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The presence of sponges of a diameter of less than five inches on

any vessel or boat of the United States engaged in sponging in the

waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the Straits of Florida outside of

State territorial limits, or the possession of any sponges of less

than the said diameter sold or delivered by such vessels, shall be

prima facie evidence of a violation of the provisions of this

chapter.

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(Aug. 15, 1914, ch. 253, Sec. 2, 38 Stat. 692.)

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16 USC Sec. 783 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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Sec. 783. Punishment for violations of law; liability of vessels

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Every person, partnership, or association guilty of a violation

of the provisions of this chapter shall be liable to a fine of not

more than $500, and in addition such fine shall be a lien against

the vessel or boat on which the offense is committed, and said

vessel or boat shall be seized and proceeded against by process of

libel in any court having jurisdiction of the offense.

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(Aug. 15, 1914, ch. 253, Sec. 3, 38 Stat. 692.)

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16 USC Sec. 784 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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Sec. 784. Jurisdiction of prosecutions

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Any violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be

prosecuted in the district court of the United States of the

district wherein the offender is found or into which he is first

brought.

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(Aug. 15, 1914, ch. 253, Sec. 4, 38 Stat. 692.)

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16 USC Sec. 785 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 11 - REGULATION OF LANDING, CURING, AND SALE OF SPONGES

TAKEN FROM GULF OF MEXICO AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA

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Sec. 785. Enforcement of law prohibiting taking of sponges of

specified sizes; employment of Coast Guard vessels and Customs

Service employees

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The Secretary of Commerce shall enforce the provisions of this

chapter, and he is authorized to empower such officers and

employees of the Department of Commerce as he may designate, or

such officers and employees of other departments as may be detailed

for the purpose, to make arrests and seize vessels and sponges, and

upon his request the Secretary of the Treasury may employ the

vessels of the Coast Guard or the employees of the Customs Service

to that end.

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(Aug. 15, 1914, ch. 253, Sec. 5, 38 Stat. 692; Jan. 28, 1915, ch.

20, Sec. 1, 38 Stat. 800; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, Sec. 4(e), eff.

July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1431; Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393,

Sec. 1, 20, 63 Stat. 495, 561; 1970 Reorg. Plan No. 4, eff. Oct.

3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of

the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the

Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of

Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see

sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic

Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization

Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under

section 542 of Title 6.

For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of

the United States Customs Service of the Department of the

Treasury, including functions of the Secretary of the Treasury

relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for

treatment of related references, see sections 203(1), 551(d),

552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department

of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as

modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

''Secretary of Commerce'' and ''Department of Commerce''

substituted in text for ''Secretary of the Interior'' and

''Department of the Interior'' in view of: creation of National

Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Department of Commerce

and Office of Administrator of such Administration; abolition of

Bureau of Commercial Fisheries in Department of the Interior and

Office of Director of such Bureau; transfers of functions,

including functions formerly vested by law in Secretary of the

Interior or Department of the Interior which were administered

through Bureau of Commercial Fisheries or were primarily related to

such Bureau, exclusive of certain enumerated functions with respect

to Great Lakes fishery research, Missouri River Reservoir research,

Gulf Breeze Biological Laboratory, and Trans-Alaska pipeline

investigations; and transfer of marine sport fish program of Bureau

of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife by Reorg. Plan No. 4 of 1970, eff.

Oct. 3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090, set out in the Appendix

to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Sec. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.

''Coast Guard'' substituted in text for ''Revenue Cutter

Service'' on authority of act Jan. 28, 1915, which combined Revenue

Cutter Service and Life-Saving Service to form Coast Guard. That

act was repealed by section 20 of act Aug. 4, 1949, section 1 of

which reestablished Coast Guard by enacting Title 14, Coast Guard.

Coast Guard transferred to Department of Transportation and all

functions, powers, and duties, relating to Coast Guard, of

Secretary of the Treasury and of other offices and officers of

Department of the Treasury transferred to Secretary of

Transportation by section 6(b)(1) of Pub. L. 89-670, Oct. 15, 1966,

80 Stat. 938. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

Functions of all officers of Department of the Treasury, and

functions of all agencies and employees of such Department,

transferred, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury,

with power vested in him to authorize their performance or

performance of any of his functions, by any of such officers,

agencies, and employees, by Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, Sec. 1, 2,

eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in

the Appendix to Title 5. Customs Service, referred to in this

section, was a service under Department of the Treasury, and Coast

Guard, also referred to in this section, was generally a service

under such Department, but such Plan excepted, from transfer,

functions of Coast Guard, and of Commandant thereof, when Coast

Guard was operating as a part of the Navy under sections 1 and 3 of

Title 14, Coast Guard.

Reorg. Plan No. III of 1940, Sec. 3, eff. June 30, 1940, 5 F.R.

2108, 54 Stat. 1232, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, consolidated Bureau of Fisheries and

Bureau of Biological Survey with their respective functions into

one agency in Department of the Interior to be known as Fish and

Wildlife Service, and provided that functions of the consolidated

agency shall be administered under direction and supervision of

Secretary of the Interior.

Reorg. Plan No. II of 1930, set out in the Appendix to Title 5,

transferred Bureau of Fisheries in Department of Commerce and its

functions to Department of the Interior, to be administered under

direction and supervision of Secretary of the Interior.

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