2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 35 - Artificial Reefs (Sections 2101 - 2106)
Sec. 2105 - Definitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, 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 35 - ARTIFICIAL REEFS
Sec. 2105 - Definitions
Containssection 2105
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 98-623, title II, §206, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3397.
Statutes at Large Reference98 Stat. 3397
Public and Private LawPublic Law 98-623

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33 U.S.C. § 2105 (2015)

§2105. Definitions

For purposes of this chapter—

(1) The term "artificial reef" means a structure which is constructed or placed in waters covered under this chapter for the purpose of enhancing fishery resources and commercial and recreational fishing opportunities.

(2) The term "State" means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Johnston Island, Midway Island, and Wake Island.

(3) The term "waters covered under this chapter" means the navigable waters of the United States and the waters superjacent to the Outer Continental Shelf as defined in section 1331 of title 43, to the extent such waters exist in or are adjacent to any State.

(Pub. L. 98–623, title II, §206, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3397.)

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