46 CFR 540.2 - Definitions.
As used in this subpart, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(a)Person includes individuals, limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, associations, and other legal entities existing under or authorized by the laws of the United States or any State thereof or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or any territory or possession of the United States, or the laws of any foreign country.
(c)Commission means the Federal Maritime Commission.
(d)United States includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or any territory or possession of the United States.
(e)Berth or stateroom accommodation or passenger accommodations includes all temporary and all permanent passenger sleeping facilities.
(f)Certificate (Performance) means a Certificate of Financial Responsibility for Indemnification of Passengers for Nonperformance of Transportation issued pursuant to this subpart.
(h)Passenger revenue means those monies wherever paid by passengers who are to embark at any U.S. port for water transportation and all other accommodations, services and facilities relating thereto.
(i)Unearned passenger revenue means that passenger revenue received for water transportation and all other accommodations, services, and facilities relating thereto not yet performed; this includes port fees and taxes paid, but excludes such items as airfare, hotel accommodations, and tour excursions.
(k)Evidence of insurance means a policy, certificate of insurance, cover note, or other evidence of coverage acceptable to the Commission.
(2) Whereby the involved corporate or institutional entity provides such accommodations to the ultimate passengers free of charge and such accommodations are not resold to the public.