US (United States) Code. Title 46. Subtitle II: Vessels and Seamen. Chapter 75: General procedures for licensing

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46 USC CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING,

CERTIFICATION, AND DOCUMENTATION 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec.

7501. Duplicates.

7502. Records.

7503. Dangerous drugs as grounds for denial.

7504. Travel and expense reimbursement.

7505. Review of information in National Driver Register.

7506. Convention tonnage for licenses, certificates, and

documents.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-324, title VII, Sec. 745(b), Oct. 19, 1996,

110 Stat. 3943, added item 7506.

1990 - Pub. L. 101-380, title IV, Sec. 4105(c), Aug. 18, 1990,

104 Stat. 513, added item 7505.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-640, Sec. 10(b)(2)(B), Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat.

3550, added item 7504.

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46 USC Sec. 7501 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec. 7501. Duplicates

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(a) If a license, certificate of registry, or merchant mariner's

document issued under this part is lost as a result of a marine

casualty, the holder shall be supplied with a duplicate without

cost.

(b) For any other loss, the seaman may obtain a duplicate on

payment of reasonable costs prescribed by regulation by the

Secretary.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 545; Pub. L. 99-36, Sec.

1(a)(9)(C), May 15, 1985, 99 Stat. 68.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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7501 46:643(h)

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Section 7501(a) provides that if a license, certificate or

document issued to an individual is lost due to a marine casualty,

the individual will be supplied with a duplicate without cost.

Subsection (b) provides that if a license, certificate or

document is lost for any reason other than a marine casualty, the

seaman must pay a reasonable cost for the replacement.

AMENDMENTS

1985 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99-36 substituted "certificate of

registry, or merchant mariner's document" for "certificate, or

document".

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46 USC Sec. 7502 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec. 7502. Records

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The Secretary shall maintain computerized records on the

issuances, denials, suspensions, and revocations of licenses,

certificates of registry, merchant mariners' documents, and

endorsements on those licenses, certificates, and documents.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 545; Pub. L. 101-380, title

IV, Sec. 4114(e), Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 517.)

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7502 46:414

46:643(f)

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Section 7502 requires the Secretary to maintain records on the

issuances, denials, suspensions, and revocations of licenses,

certificates of registry, merchant mariner's documents, and

endorsements.

AMENDMENTS

1990 - Pub. L. 101-380 substituted "maintain computerized

records" for "maintain records".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 101-380 applicable to incidents occurring

after Aug. 18, 1990, see section 1020 of Pub. L. 101-380, set out

as an Effective Date note under section 2701 of Title 33,

Navigation and Navigable Waters.

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46 USC Sec. 7503 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec. 7503. Dangerous drugs as grounds for denial

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[(a) Repealed. Pub. L. 101-380, title IV, Sec. 4103(a)(2)(B),

Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 511.]

(b) A license, certificate of registry, or merchant mariner's

document authorized to be issued under this part may be denied to

an individual who -

(1) within 10 years before applying for the license,

certificate, or document, has been convicted of violating a

dangerous drug law of the United States or of a State; or

(2) when applying, has ever been a user of, or addicted to, a

dangerous drug unless the individual provides satisfactory proof

that the individual is cured.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 545; Pub. L. 99-36, Sec.

1(a)(9)(D), May 15, 1985, 99 Stat. 68; Pub. L. 101-380, title IV,

Sec. 4103(a)(2)(B), Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 511.)

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7503(a) 46:239a(a)

46:239b(a)

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Section 7503 provides that the issuance of a license,

certificate, or document may be denied by the Secretary to any

individual who has been convicted, within 10 years, of violating a

dangerous drug law of the United States or to any individual who

has been a user of a dangerous drug, unless the individual provides

satisfactory proof of being cured. This includes PCP and LSD. See

also the note to section 7704. However, the Secretary may deny

issuing a license, certificate or document to the individual who

has used or been convicted of a "controlled substance" such as LSD

if that use or conviction occurred before the date of enactment of

this Act.

AMENDMENTS

1990 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101-380 repealed subsec. (a) which

defined "dangerous drug" for purpose of this section as narcotic

drug, controlled substance, and marihuana.

1985 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99-36 substituted "certificate of

registry, or merchant mariner's document" for first reference to

"certificate, or document".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 101-380 applicable to incidents occurring

after Aug. 18, 1990, see section 1020 of Pub. L. 101-380, set out

as an Effective Date note under section 2701 of Title 33,

Navigation and Navigable Waters.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 49 section 1133.

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46 USC Sec. 7504 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

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CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec. 7504. Travel and expense reimbursement

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When a requirement to qualify for the issuance of, or endorsement

on, a certificate, license, or document under this part is

administered at a place at the request of an applicant or an

applicant's representative, the applicant or representative may

reimburse the Secretary for the travel and subsistence expenses

incurred by the personnel assigned to perform the administration of

the requirement. Amounts received as reimbursement under this

section shall be credited to the appropriation for operating

expenses of the Coast Guard.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-640, Sec. 10(b)(2)(A), Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat.

3549.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of

the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the

Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of

Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see

sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic

Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization

Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under

section 542 of Title 6.

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46 USC Sec. 7505 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec. 7505. Review of information in National Driver Register

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The Secretary shall make information received from the National

Driver Register under section 206(b)(7) of the National Driver

Register Act of 1982 (23 U.S.C. 401 note) available to an

individual for review and written comment before denying,

suspending, revoking, or taking any other action relating to a

license, certificate of registry, or merchant mariner's document

authorized to be issued for that individual under this part, based

on that information.

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(Added Pub. L. 101-380, title IV, Sec. 4105(b)(1), Aug. 18, 1990,

104 Stat. 512.)

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section applicable to incidents occurring after Aug. 18, 1990,

see section 1020 of Pub. L. 101-380, set out as a note under

section 2701 of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters.

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46 USC Sec. 7506 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 75 - GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND

DOCUMENTATION

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Sec. 7506. Convention tonnage for licenses, certificates, and

documents

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Notwithstanding any provision of section 14302(c) or 14305 of

this title, the Secretary may -

(1) evaluate the service of an individual who is applying for a

license, a certificate of registry, or a merchant mariner's

document by using the tonnage as measured under chapter 143 of

this title for the vessels on which that service was acquired,

and

(2) issue the license, certificate, or document based on that

service.

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(Added Pub. L. 104-324, title VII, Sec. 745(a), Oct. 19, 1996, 110

Stat. 3942.)

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