2101(17a) of title
46 and section
40102(a) of this title apply to this chapter. In this chapter, the term “accident” includes damage to or destruction of vehicles in surface or air transportation or pipelines, regardless of whether the initiating event is accidental or otherwise.
A number of the source provisions of the chapter are taken from 49 App.:ch. 20. The text of 49 App.:ch. 20 contains general definitions, some of which are used in those source provisions.
This section is included to ensure that the identical definitions that are relevant are used without repeating them. The source provisions for the definitions are found in the revision note for section 40102(a) of the revised title.
2000—Pub. L. 106–424amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Section
40102(a) of this title applies to this chapter.”
Short Title of 2006 Amendment
Pub. L. 109–443, § 1(a),Dec. 21, 2006, 120 Stat. 3297, provided that: “This Act [enacting section
1138 of this title, amending sections
1137 of this title, enacting provisions set out as notes under sections
1118 of this title, and amending provisions set out as a note under section
1113 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act of 2006’.”
Short Title of 2003 Amendment
Pub. L. 108–168, § 1,Dec. 6, 2003, 117 Stat. 2032, provided that: “This Act [enacting section
354 of this title, amending sections
1136 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections
1135 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act of 2003’.”
Pub. L. 104–291, title I, § 101,Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3452, provided that: “This title [amending sections
1118 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Transportation Safety Board Amendments of 1996’.”
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