46 U.S. Code § 4105 - Uninspected passenger vessels

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(a) Chapter 43 of this title applies to an uninspected passenger vessel.
(b) Within twenty-four months of the date of enactment of this subsection, the Secretary shall, by regulation, require certain additional equipment which may include liferafts or other lifesaving equipment, construction standards, or specify additional operating standards for those uninspected passenger vessels defined in section 2101 (42)(A) of this title.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 529; Pub. L. 103–206, title V, § 511(b),Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2442.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
4105 46:1452

Section 4105 provides that an uninspected passenger vessel is subject to Chapter 43, as a recreational vessel even when it is carrying not more than six passengers.
References in Text

The date of enactment of this subsection, referred to in subsec. (b), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 103–206, which was approved Dec. 20, 1993.

1993—Pub. L. 103–206designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).


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