References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b), was in the original “this title”, meaning title III of Pub. L. 99–659, Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3731, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 4101 of this title and Tables.

Public Law 77–539, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), is act May 4, 1942, ch. 283, 56 Stat. 267, which is not classified to the Code.

Public Law 80–232, referred to in subsec. (c)(2), is act July 24, 1947, ch. 316, 61 Stat. 419, which is not classified to the Code.

Public Law 81–66, referred to in subsec. (c)(3), is act May 19, 1949, ch. 128, 63 Stat. 70, which is not classified to the Code.

Codification

In subsec. (d)(4)(C), “section 12113(a) of title 46” substituted for “section 12108(a) of title 46, United States Code,” on authority of Pub. L. 109–304, § 18(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1709, which Act enacted section 12113 of Title 46, Shipping.

Section 104 of Pub. L. 111–348, cited as a credit to this section, was repealed, and a new section 104, set out as a note under section 1826i of this title, was enacted by Pub. L. 115–228, § 2(1), Aug. 2, 2018, 132 Stat. 1628.

Amendments

2011—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–348, § 104, which substituted “2010, and $2,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2011 and 2012.” for “2012.”, was repealed by Pub. L. 115–228, § 2(1), Aug. 2, 2018, 132 Stat. 1628. See Codification note above.

2007—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–479, § 302(g)(1), added subsec. (a) and struck out former subsec. (a) which read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Commerce for apportionment to carry out the purposes of this chapter—

“(1) $5,400,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 and 2004; and

“(2) $5,900,000 for each of fiscal years 2005 and 2006.”

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–479, § 302(g)(2), substituted “$900,000 for each of fiscal years 2007 through 2012” for “$850,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 and 2004, and $900,000 for each of fiscal years 2005 and 2006” in introductory provisions.

2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–372, § 302(a)(1), amended heading and text of subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Commerce for apportionment to carry out the purposes of this chapter—

“(1) $3,400,000 for fiscal year 1996;

“(2) $3,900,000 for fiscal year 1997;

“(3) $4,400,000 for each of the fiscal years 1998, 1999, and 2000.”

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–372, § 302(a)(2), substituted “$850,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 and 2004, and $900,000 for each of fiscal years 2005 and 2006” for “$700,000 for fiscal year 1997, and $750,000 for each of the fiscal years 1998, 1999, and 2000” in introductory provisions.

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–297, § 402(a)(1), amended heading and text of subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Commerce for apportionment to carry out the purposes of this chapter $5,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995.”

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–297, § 402(a)(2), substituted “$700,000 for fiscal year 1997, and $750,000 for each of the fiscal years 1998, 1999, and 2000,” for “$350,000 for each of the fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993, and $600,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994 and 1995,”.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–134, § 101[(a)] [title II, § 211(1)], substituted “Assistance” for “Grants” in heading.

Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 104–134, § 101[(a)] [title II, § 211(2)], substituted “help persons engaged in commercial fisheries, either by providing assistance directly to those persons or by providing assistance indirectly through States and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations, for projects or other measures to alleviate harm determined by the Secretary to have been incurred” for “award grants to persons engaged in commercial fisheries, for uninsured losses determined by the Secretary to have been suffered”.

Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 104–134, § 101[(a)] [title II, § 211(3), (4)], substituted “direct assistance to a person” for “a grant” and “net revenues annually from commercial fishing,” for “gross revenues annually,”.

Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 104–134, § 101[(a)] [title II, § 211(5)], added par. (4) and struck former par. (4) which read as follows: “A person may receive a grant under this subsection for up to 75 percent of any uninsured commercial fishery loss resulting from such a fishery resource disaster (to the extent that such losses have not been compensated by other Federal and State programs), but shall receive no more than $100,000 in the aggregate for all such losses suffered as a result of any particular fishery resource disaster.”

Subsec. (d)(5). Pub. L. 104–134, § 101[(a)] [title II, § 211(6)], substituted “for receiving assistance under this subsection” for “for awarding grants under this subsection, including provisions specifying the means by which applicants must demonstrate claimed losses and limiting the aggregate amounts that may be paid to persons that are affiliated with each other or under common ownership.”

Subsec. (d)(7). Pub. L. 104–297, § 402(b), added par. (7).

1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–238 substituted “$65,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994 and 1995” for “$2,500,000 for each of the fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995”.

1993—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–206 inserted “, and $600,000 for each of the fiscal years 1994 and 1995,” after “and 1993”.

1992—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–396 added subsec. (d).

1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–627, § 503(1), substituted “the fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995” for “fiscal years 1987, 1988, and 1989”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–627, §§ 502, 503(2), in introductory provisions substituted “the fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995” for “fiscal years 1988 and 1989” and added par. (3).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–627, § 503(3), substituted “the fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993” for “fiscal years 1988 and 1989”.

Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1987, see section 310 of Pub. L. 99–659, set out as a note under section 4101 of this title.