46 U.S. Code Chapter 21 - GENERAL

Sec. 2101. General definitions. 2102. Limited definitions. 2103. Superintendence of the merchant marine. 2104. Delegation. 2105. Report. 2106. Liability in rem. 2107. Civil penalty procedures. [2108. Repealed.] 2109. Public vessels. 2110. Fees. 2111. Pay for overtime services. 2112. Authority to change working hours. 2113. Authority to exempt certain vessels. 2114. Protection of seamen against discrimination. 2115. Civil penalty to enforce alcohol and dangerous drug testing. 2116. Marine safety strategy, goals, and performance assessments. 2117. Termination for unsafe operation. 2118. Establishment of equipment standards.
Historical and Revision Notes

Chapter 21 contains definitions that are general in nature and applicable to all references within Subtitle II—Vessels and Seamen. The chapter provides the basic authority and responsibility for the enforcement and administration of this subtitle with appropriate delegation and reporting requirements.

2010—Pub. L. 111–281, title V, § 522(b), title VI, § 608(b),Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2957, 2968, added items 2116 to 2118.
2008—Pub. L. 110–181, div. C, title XXXV, § 3529(a)(1),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 603, struck out item 2108 “Refund of penalties”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–324, title III, § 303(b),Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3917, added item 2115.
1990—Pub. L. 101–508, title X, § 10401(b),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–398, substituted “Fees” for “Fees prohibited” in item 2110.
1984—Pub. L. 98–557, § 13(b),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2864, added item 2114.

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