2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part J - Measurement of Vessels
Chapter 141 - General
Sec. 14101 - Definitions

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 14101 (2016)
Section Name §14101. Definitions
Section Text

In this part—

(1) "Convention" means the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969.

(2) "existing vessel" means a vessel the keel of which was laid or that was at a similar stage of construction before July 18, 1982.

(3) "Great Lakes" means—

(A) the Great Lakes; and

(B) the St. Lawrence River west of—

(i) a rhumb line drawn from Cap des Rosiers to West Point, Anticosti Island; and

(ii) on the north side of Anticosti Island, the meridian of longitude 63 degrees west.


(4) "vessel that engages on a foreign voyage" means a vessel—

(A) that arrives at a place under the jurisdiction of the United States from a place in a foreign country;

(B) that makes a voyage between places outside the United States;

(C) that departs from a place under the jurisdiction of the United States for a place in a foreign country; or

(D) that makes a voyage between a place within a territory or possession of the United States and another place under the jurisdiction of the United States not within that territory or possession.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 99–509, title V, §5101(3), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1919; Pub. L. 111–281, title III, §303(a), Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2923.)

Editorial Notes HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES Revised section 14101

Source: International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships.

Section 14101 contains definitions that are limited to Part J—Measurement of Vessels. The source of these definitions is the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships in articles 2 and 4.

AMENDMENTS

2010—Par. (4). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(a)(1), substituted "that engages" for "engaged" in introductory provisions.

Par. (4)(A). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(a)(2), substituted "that arrives" for "arriving".

Par. (4)(B). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(a)(3), substituted "that makes" for "making" and struck out "(except a foreign vessel engaged on that voyage)" after "United States".

Par. (4)(C). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(a)(4), substituted "that departs" for "departing".

Par. (4)(D). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(a)(5), substituted "that makes" for "making".

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part J - Measurement of Vessels
CHAPTER 141 - GENERAL
Sec. 14101 - Definitions
Contains section 14101
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 100 Stat. 1919
124 Stat. 2923
Public Law References Public Law 99-509, Public Law 111-281
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