US (United States) Code. Title 46. Subtitle II: Vessels and Seamen. Chapter 101: General

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46 USC CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part G - Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief

CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL

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CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL

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Sec.

10101. Definitions.

[10102. Repealed.]

10103. Reports.

10104. Requirement to report sexual offenses.

AMENDMENTS

1993 - Pub. L. 103-206, title IV, Sec. 422(c)(2), Dec. 20, 1993,

107 Stat. 2439, struck out item 10102 "Designations and duties of

shipping commissioners".

1989 - Pub. L. 101-225, title II, Sec. 214(b), Dec. 12, 1989, 103

Stat. 1914, substituted "Requirement to report sexual offenses" for

"Regulations" in item 10104.

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46 USC Sec. 10101 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part G - Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief

CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL

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Sec. 10101. Definitions

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(1) "master" means the individual having command of a vessel.

(2) "owner" means the person to whom the vessel belongs.

(3) "seaman" means an individual (except scientific personnel,

a sailing school instructor, or a sailing school student) engaged

or employed in any capacity on board a vessel.

(4) "fishing vessel" includes -

(A) a fish tender vessel; or

(B) a fish processing vessel entered into service before

January 1, 1988, and not more than 1,600 gross tons as measured

under section 14502 of this title, or an alternate tonnage

measured under section 14302 of this title as prescribed by the

Secretary under section 14104 of this title or entered into

service after December 31, 1987, and having not more than 16

individuals on board primarily employed in the preparation of

fish or fish products.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 560; Pub. L. 98-364, title

IV, Sec. 402(13), July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 449; Pub. L. 98-557, Sec.

33(d), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2876; Pub. L. 99-640, Sec. 10(b)(3),

Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3550; Pub. L. 104-324, title VII, Sec.

736, Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3941.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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10101 46:713

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Section 10101 defines the terms master, seaman, and owner as they

apply to merchant seamen's protection and relief.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Par. (4)(B). Pub. L. 104-324 inserted "as measured under

section 14502 of this title, or an alternate tonnage measured under

section 14302 of this title as prescribed by the Secretary under

section 14104 of this title" after "1,600 gross tons".

1986 - Pars. (1), (3). Pub. L. 99-640 struck out "owned by a

citizen of the United States" after "vessel".

1984 - Par. (4). Pub. L. 98-364, as amended Pub. L. 98-557, added

par. (4).

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46 USC Sec. 10102 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part G - Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief

CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL

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[Sec. 10102. Repealed. Pub. L. 103-206, title IV, Sec. 422(c)(1),

Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2439]

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Section, Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 560, related to

designations and duties of shipping commissioners.

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46 USC Sec. 10103 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part G - Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief

CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL

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Sec. 10103. Reports

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(a) A master of a vessel to which section 8701(a) of this title

applies, who engages or discharges a seaman, shall submit reports

to the vessel owner in the form, content, and manner of filing as

prescribed by regulation, to ensure compliance with laws related to

manning and the engagement and discharge of seamen.

(b) This section does not apply to a ferry or towing vessel

operated in connection with a ferry operation, employed only in

trades other than with foreign ports, lakes, bays, sounds, bayous,

canals, or harbors.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 560; Pub. L. 103-206, title

IV, Sec. 417, Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2438.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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10103 46:643(l)

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Section 10103 requires that masters who engage or discharge

seamen submit to the Coast Guard reports of the manning of the

vessel, and reports of shipping agreements which are not supervised

by a shipping commissioner. It also contains a number of exceptions

for specified vessels.

AMENDMENTS

1993 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103-206 struck out "without a

shipping commissioner being present" after "discharges a seaman"

and inserted "to the vessel owner" after "shall submit reports".

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46 USC Sec. 10104 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part G - Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief

CHAPTER 101 - GENERAL

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Sec. 10104. Requirement to report sexual offenses

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(a) A master or other individual in charge of a documented vessel

shall report to the Secretary a complaint of a sexual offense

prohibited under chapter 109A of title 18, United States Code.

(b) A master or other individual in charge of a documented vessel

who knowingly fails to report in compliance with this section is

liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not

more than $5,000.

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(Added Pub. L. 101-225, title II, Sec. 214(a)(2), Dec. 12, 1989,

103 Stat. 1914.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 10104, Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat.

561, related to regulations, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 101-225,

Sec. 214(a)(1).

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