[USC03] 43 USC 2101: Findings
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43 USC 2101: Findings Text contains those laws in effect on August 15, 2017
From Title 43-PUBLIC LANDSCHAPTER 39-ABANDONED SHIPWRECKS

§2101. Findings

The Congress finds that-

(a) States have the responsibility for management of a broad range of living and nonliving resources in State waters and submerged lands; and

(b) included in the range of resources are certain abandoned shipwrecks, which have been deserted and to which the owner has relinquished ownership rights with no retention.

( Pub. L. 100–298, §2, Apr. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 432 .)

Short Title

Pub. L. 100–298, §1, Apr. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 432 , provided that: "This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Abandoned Shipwreck Act of 1987'."