33 U.S. Code § 3801 - Definitions
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In this chapter:
The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
(2) Antifouling system
The term “antifouling system” means a coating, paint, surface treatment, surface, or device that is used or intended to be used on a vessel to control or prevent attachment of unwanted organisms.
The term “Convention” means the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001, including its annexes, and including any amendments to the Convention or annexes which have entered into force for the United States.
(6) Gross tonnage
(7) International voyage
The term “international voyage” means a voyage by a vessel entitled to fly the flag of one country to or from a port, shipyard, offshore terminal, or other place under the jurisdiction of another country.
The term “organotin” means any compound or additive of tin bound to an organic ligand, that is used or intended to be used as biocide in an antifouling system.
The term “person” means—
(A) any individual, partnership, association, corporation, or organized group of persons whether incorporated or not;
(B) any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States, except as provided in section 3802 (b)(2) of this title; or
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating.
(11) Sell or distribute
The term “sell or distribute” means to distribute, sell, offer for sale, hold for distribution, hold for sale, hold for shipment, ship, deliver for shipment, release for shipment, import, export, hold for import, hold for export, or receive and (having so received) deliver or offer to deliver.
(13) Territorial sea
The term “territorial sea” means the territorial sea as described in Presidential Proclamation No. 5928 on December 27, 1988.
(14) United States
The term “United States” means the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, and any other territory or possession over which the United States has jurisdiction.
Source(Pub. L. 111–281, title X, § 1011,Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3023; Pub. L. 111–330, § 1(19),Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3570.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title”, meaning title X of Pub. L. 111–281, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3023, which enacted this chapter and repealed chapter 37 (§ 2401 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of title X to the Code, see Tables.
Presidential Proclamation No. 5928, referred to in par. (13), is set out under section 1331 of Title 43, Public Lands.
2010—Par. (9)(B). Pub. L. 111–330made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section 3802 (b)(2) of this title.
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment