46 U.S. Code Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part A—General Provisions

Chapter Sec. 21. General 2101 23. Operation of Vessels Generally 2301
Part B—Inspection and Regulation of Vessels

31. General 3101 32. Management of Vessels 3201 33. Inspection Generally 3301 35. Carriage of Passengers 3501 37. Carriage of Liquid Bulk Dangerous Cargoes 3701 [39. Repealed.] 41. Uninspected Vessels Generally 4101 43. Recreational Vessels 4301 45. Uninspected Commercial Fishing Industry Vessels 4501 47. Abandonment of Barges 4701
Part C—Load Lines of Vessels

51. Load Lines 5101
Part D—Marine Casualties

61. Reporting Marine Casualties 6101 63. Investigating Marine Casualties 6301
Part E—Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

71. Licenses and Certificates of Registry 7101 73. Merchant Mariners’ Documents 7301 75. General Procedures for Licensing, Certification, and Documentation 7501 77. Suspension and Revocation 7701
Part F—Manning of Vessels

81. General 8101 83. Masters and Officers 8301 85. Pilots 8501 87. Unlicensed Personnel 8701 89. Small Vessel Manning 8901 91. Tank Vessel Manning Standards 9101 93. Great Lakes Pilotage 9301
Part G—Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief

101. General 10101 103. Foreign and Intercoastal Voyages 10301 105. Coastwise Voyages 10501 106. Fishing Voyages 10601 107. Effects of Deceased Seamen 10701 109. Proceedings on Unseaworthiness 10901 111. Protection and Relief 11101 112. Merchant Mariner Benefits 11201 113. Official Logbooks 11301 115. Offenses and Penalties 11501
Part H—Identification of Vessels

121. Documentation of Vessels 12101 123. Numbering Undocumented Vessels 12301 125. Vessel Identification System 12501
Part I—State Boating Safety Programs

131. Recreational Boating Safety 13101
Part J—Measurement of Vessels

141. General 14101 143. Convention Measurement 14301 145. Regulatory Measurement 14501 147. Penalties 14701
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–304, § 15(1),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1702, in each chapter item, capitalized first letter of each word containing 4 or more letters, struck out item for chapter 39 “Carriage of animals”, and substituted “Uninspected Commercial Fishing Industry Vessels” for “Fish processing vessels” in item 45.
2000—Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title X, § 1087(g)(6)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–294, substituted “mariner benefits” for “Mariner Benefits” in item 112.
1998—Pub. L. 105–368, title IV, § 402(b),Nov. 11, 1998, 112 Stat. 3337, added item 112.
1996—Pub. L. 104–324, title VI, § 602(b),Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3930, added item 32.
1992—Pub. L. 102–587, title V, § 5304,Nov. 4, 1992, 106 Stat. 5083, added item 47.
1988—Pub. L. 100–710, title I, § 101(b),Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4738, added item 125.
Pub. L. 100–424, § 6(b),Sept. 9, 1988, 102 Stat. 1592, added item 106.
1986—Pub. L. 99–509, title V, § 5101(1),Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1913, inserted items for parts C and J.
1985—Pub. L. 99–36, § 1(a)(9)(A),May 15, 1985, 99 Stat. 67, substituted “Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certifications, and” for “Licenses, Certificates, and Merchant Mariners’ ” in heading for part E.
1984—Pub. L. 98–364, title IV, § 402(7)(A),July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 446, inserted “generally” in item 41, reenacted item 43 without change, and added item 45.

 

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