43 U.S.C. § 2101 : US Code - Section 2101: Findings
Search 43 U.S.C. § 2101 : US Code - Section 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.