Superintendence of the merchant marine.
Liability in rem.
Civil penalty procedures.
Pay for overtime services.
Authority to change working hours.
Authority to exempt certain vessels.
Protection of seamen against discrimination.
Civil penalty to enforce alcohol and dangerous drug testing.
Marine safety strategy, goals, and performance assessments.
Termination for unsafe operation.
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.
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