Laws for the Protection and Preservation of the Navigable Waters of the United States: Amended April 22, 1931
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. War Department, United States. Engineer Department. War Department
1934 - 17 páginas
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ACT APPROVED action aforesaid agent alter amended appropriate APPROVED JUNE APPROVED MARCH arrest authorized boat bridge built canal cause channels charge Chief of Engineers commissioner committed Congress construction corporation court deemed Department deposits direction discretion district draw duty eighteen hundred enforce established examinations exceeding expense EXTRACT floating funds giving Government grounds guilty HARBOR ACT hereby hereby authorized imprisonment improvement interests judge jurisdiction less lines manner March marks material means ment navigable waters necessary notice obstruction offense officers opening operations otherwise owner paid penalty permit person plans prescribed preservation prevent prior proceedings protection Provided further provisions of section punished raft reasonable refuse regu removal repeal reports require respect river and harbor rules and regulations Secretary Secretary of War specified Stats structures sunken term Territory thereof thereto thirty days timber and logs tion United vessel violation water craft waterway wrecks
Página 3 - Act the person so arrested shall be brought forthwith before a commissioner, judge, or court of the United States for examination of the offenses alleged against him; and such commissioner, judge, or court shall proceed in respect thereto as authorized by law in case of crimes against the United States.
Página 1 - Engineers anchorage and navigation will not be injured thereby, may permit the deposit of any material above mentioned in navigable waters, within limits to be defined and under conditions to be prescribed by him, provided application is made to him prior to depositing such material; and whenever any permit is so granted the conditions thereof shall be strictly complied with, and any violation thereof shall be unlawful.
Página 5 - States for such expense within thirty days after notification, then the officer or agent aforesaid may sell the craft or cargo, or any part thereof that may not have been destroyed in removal, and the proceeds of such sale shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.
Página 3 - Secretary, first giving the parties reasonable opportunity to be heard, to give notice to the persons or corporations owning or controlling such bridge, so to alter the same as to render navigation through or under it reasonably free, easy, and unobstructed...
Página 1 - That it shall not be lawful to tie up or anchor vessels or other craft in navigable channels in such a manner as to prevent or obstruct the passage of other vessels or craft ; or to voluntarily or carelessly sink, or permit or cause to be sunk, vessels or other craft in navigable channels; or to float loose timber and logs, or to float what is known as sack rafts of timber and logs in streams or channels actually navigated by steamboats in such manners as to obstruct, impede, or endanger navigation.
Página 3 - That whenever the Secretary of War shall have good reason to believe that any railroad or other bridge now constructed, or which may hereafter be constructed over any of the navigable waterways of the United States...
Página 3 - War in the premises, such persons, corporation, or association shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, and every month such persons, corporation, or association shall remain in default in respect to the removal or alteration of such bridge shall be deemed a new offense, and subject the persons, corporation, or association so offending to the penalties above prescribed...
Página 1 - That nothing herein contained shall extend to, apply to, or prohibit the operations in connection with the improvement of navigable waters or construction of public works considered necessary and proper by the United States officers supervising such improvement or public work...