2010 US Code
Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 33A - MARINE DEBRIS RESEARCH, PREVENTION, AND REDUCTION
Sec. 1956 - Definitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 33A - MARINE DEBRIS RESEARCH, PREVENTION, AND REDUCTION
Sec. 1956 - Definitions
Containssection 1956
Date2010
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 109-449, §7, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3338.
Presidential Document Number ReferencesProclamation 5928
Statutes at Large References120 Stat. 3338, 3333
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 109-449


§1956. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) Administrator

The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

(2) Interagency Committee

The term “Interagency Committee” means the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee established under section 1914 of this title.

(3) United States exclusive economic zone

The term “United States exclusive economic zone” means the zone established by Presidential Proclamation Numbered 5030, dated March 10, 1983, including the ocean waters of the areas referred to as “eastern special areas” in article 3(1) of the Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Maritime Boundary, signed June 1, 1990.

(4) MARPOL; Annex V; Convention

The terms “MARPOL”, “Annex V”, and “Convention” have the meaning given those terms under section 1901(a) of this title.

(5) Navigable waters

The term “navigable waters” means waters of the United States, including the territorial sea.

(6) Territorial sea

The term “territorial sea” means the waters of the United States referred to in Presidential Proclamation No. 5928, dated December 27, 1988.

(7) Program

The term “Program” means the Marine Debris Prevention and Removal Program established under section 1952 of this title.

(8) State

The term “State” means—

(A) any State of the United States that is impacted by marine debris within its seaward or Great Lakes boundaries;

(B) the District of Columbia;

(C) American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; and

(D) any other territory or possession of the United States, or separate sovereign in free association with the United States, that is impacted by marine debris within its seaward boundaries.

(Pub. L. 109–449, §7, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3338.)

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 109–449, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3333, which is classified generally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1951 of this title and Tables.

Presidential Proclamation Numbered 5030, referred to in par. (3), is set out as a note under section 1453 of Title 16, Conservation.

Presidential Proclamation No. 5928, referred to in par. (6), is set out as a note under section 1331 of Title 43, Public Lands.

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