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107 STAT. 2438 PUBLIC LAW 103-206—DEC. 20, 1993 SEC. 415. DUTIES OF SHIPPING COMMISSIONERS. (a) REPEAL. — Section 10507 of title 46, United States Code, is repealed. (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—The amdysis at the beginning of chapter 105 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 10507. SEC. 41«. GENERAL PENALTIE& Section 10508(b) is amended by striking $20 and inserting in lieu thereof "not more than $5,000. SEC. 417. GENERAL REPORT REQUIREMENT. Section 10103(a) of title 46, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking 'Vithout a shipping commissioner being present"; and (2) by inserting 'ix) the vessel owner" immediately after "shall submit reports". SEC. 418. PROCEDURES OF MASTERS REGARDING SEAMAN^ EFFECTS. Section 10703 of title 46, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking "by regulations prescribed by the Secretary" and inserting m lieu thereof "m section 10706 of this title"; (2) in subsection (b), by striking "as prescribed by regulations" and inserting in lieu thereof "to a district court of the United States"; and (3) in subsection (c), by striking "subsection (a) of this section" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 10706 of this title". SEC. 419. SEAMEN DYING IN UNITED STATES. Section 10706 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking at the end "as provided by regulations prescribed by the Secretary." and inserting in lieu thereof "to a district court of the United States within one week of the seaman's death. If the seaman's death occurs at sea, such money, property, or wages shall be delivered to a district court or a consular ofincer within one week of the vessel's arrival at the first port call after the seaman's death.". SEC. 420. DELIVERY TO DISTRICT COURT. (a) REPEAL.— Section 10707 of title 46, United States Code, is repealed. (b) AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER ANALYSIS. —The analysis at the beginning of chapter 107 of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 10707. SEC. 421. DISPOSAL OF FORFEITURES. Section 11505 of title 46, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking the last sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "The balance shall be transferred to the appropriate district court of the United States when the voyage is completed."; and (2) in subsection (b), by striking the first sentence. SEC. 422. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. (a) DUTIES OF MASTERS.— Section 10702(b) of title 46, United States Code, is amended by striking "a shipping commissioner" and inserting in lieu thereof "the consular officer or court clerk".