The authority issuing a number under this chapter may prescribe regulations and establish fees to carry out the intent of this chapter. The fees shall apply equally to residents and nonresidents of the State. A State issuing authority may impose only conditions for vessel numbering that are—
(1) prescribed by this chapter or regulations of the Secretary about the standard numbering system; or
(2) related to proof of payment of State or local taxes.
(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 591.)
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