As used in sections
1241v of this Appendix—
(1) American Great Lakes vessel
The term “American Great Lakes vessel” means a vessel which is so designated by the Secretary in accordance with section
1241r of this Appendix.
(2) Great Lakes
The term “Great Lakes” means Lake Superior; Lake Michigan; Lake Huron; Lake Erie; Lake Ontario; the Saint Lawrence River west of Saint Regis, New York; and their connecting and tributary waters.
(3) Great Lakes shipping season
The term “Great Lakes shipping season” means the period of each year during which the Saint Lawrence Seaway is open for navigation by vessels, as declared by the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation created by the Act of May 13, 1954 (33 U.S.C. 981 et seq.).
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Transportation.
1241v of this Appendix, referred to in text, was in the original “this subtitle”, meaning subtitle B (§§ 1521–1527) of title XV of Pub. L. 101–624, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3665, which enacted sections
1241v of this Appendix and amended section
1241f of this Appendix.
Act of May 13, 1954, referred to in par. (3), is act May 13, 1954, ch. 201, 68 Stat. 93, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 19 (§ 981 et seq.) of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
Section was enacted as part of the Agricultural Development and Trade Act of 1990 and also as part of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, and not as part of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, which comprises this chapter.
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