US (United States) Code. Title 46. Suybtitle II. Part E. Chapter 71: Licenses and Certificates of Registry

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46 USC CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec.

7101. Issuing and classifying licenses and certificates of

registry.

7102. Citizenship.

7103. Licenses for radio officers.

7104. Certificates for medical doctors and nurses.

7105. Oaths.

7106. Duration of licenses.

7107. Duration of certificates of registry.

7108. Termination of licenses and certificates of registry.

7109. Review of criminal records.

7110. Exhibiting licenses.

7111. Oral examinations for licenses.

7112. Licenses of masters or mates as pilots.

7113. Exemption from draft.

7114. Fees.

AMENDMENTS

1990 - Pub. L. 101-380, title IV, Sec. 4102(e)(2), Aug. 18, 1990,

104 Stat. 510, substituted "Review of criminal records" for

"Renewal of licenses" in item 7109.

1984 - Pub. L. 98-364, title IV, Sec. 402(8)(A), July 17, 1984,

98 Stat. 447, substituted "Oral examinations for licenses" for

"Licenses for fishing vessels not subject to inspection" in item

7111.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in section 1132 of Appendix to this

title; title 47 section 155; title 50 App. section 1744.

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46 USC Sec. 7101 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7101. Issuing and classifying licenses and certificates of

registry

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(a) Licenses and certificates of registry are established for

individuals who are required to hold licenses or certificates under

this subtitle.

(b) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, the Secretary

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(1) issues the licenses and certificates of registry; and

(2) may classify the licenses and certificates of registry as

provided in subsections (c) and (f) of this section, based on -

(A) the tonnage, means of propulsion, and horsepower of

machine-propelled vessels;

(B) the waters on which vessels are to be operated; or

(C) other reasonable standards.

(c) The Secretary may issue licenses in the following classes to

applicants found qualified as to age, character, habits of life,

experience, professional qualifications, and physical fitness:

(1) masters, mates, and engineers.

(2) pilots.

(3) operators.

(4) radio officers.

(d) In classifying individuals under subsection (c)(1) of this

section, the Secretary shall establish, when possible, suitable

career patterns and service and other qualifying requirements

appropriate to the particular service or industry in which the

individuals are engaged.

(e) An individual may be issued a license under subsection (c)(2)

of this section only if the applicant -

(1) is at least 21 years of age;

(2) is of sound health and has no physical limitations that

would hinder or prevent the performance of a pilot's duties;

(3) has a thorough physical examination each year while holding

the license, except that this requirement does not apply to an

individual who will serve as a pilot only on a vessel of less

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;

(4) demonstrates, to the satisfaction of the Secretary, that

the applicant has the requisite general knowledge and skill to

hold the license;

(5) demonstrates proficiency in the use of electronic aids to

navigation;

(6) maintains adequate knowledge of the waters to be navigated

and knowledge of regulations for the prevention of collisions in

those waters;

(7) has sufficient experience, as decided by the Secretary, to

evidence ability to handle any vessel of the type and size which

the applicant may be authorized to pilot; and

(8) meets any other requirement the Secretary considers

reasonable and necessary.

(f) The Secretary may issue certificates of registry in the

following classes to applicants found qualified as to character,

knowledge, skill, and experience:

(1) pursers.

(2) medical doctors.

(3) professional nurses.

(g) The Secretary may not issue a license or certificate of

registry under this section unless an individual applying for the

license or certificate makes available to the Secretary, under

section 206(b)(7) of the National Driver Register Act of 1982 (23

U.S.C. 401 note), any information contained in the National Driver

Register related to an offense described in section 205(a)(3)(A) or

(B) of that Act committed by the individual.

(h) The Secretary may review the criminal record of an individual

who applies for a license or certificate of registry under this

section.

(i) The Secretary shall require the testing of an individual who

applies for issuance or renewal of a license or certificate of

registry under this chapter for use of a dangerous drug in

violation of law or Federal regulation.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 539; Pub. L. 98-557, Sec.

29(a), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2873; Pub. L. 101-380, title IV,

Sec. 4101(a), Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 509; Pub. L. 104-324, title

VII, Sec. 720, Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3938.)

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Section 7101(a) provides the authority for the establishment of

licenses and certificates of registry for officers and individuals

operating vessels who are required to hold them under Subtitle II.

Subsection (b) authorizes the Secretary to issue licenses and

certificates of registry based on tonnage, means of propulsion,

horsepower, vessel operating area, and other reasonable standards.

Subsection (c) authorizes the Secretary to issue licenses to

masters, mates, engineers, pilots, operators, and radio officers

when found qualified as to age, character, habits of life,

experience, professional qualifications, and physical fitness.

These qualifying standards must by necessity be reasonable and

related to the rigors of the profession.

Subsection (d) requires the Secretary to establish, when

possible, suitable career patterns and service for and other

qualifying requirements appropriate to the particular service or

industry for the individuals so engaged.

Subsection (e) sets forth the requirements that pilots must meet

before being issued a license.

Subsection (f) authorizes the Secretary to issue certificates of

registry to qualified individuals as pursers, medical doctors, and

professional nurses.

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Sections 205(a)(3)(A) or (B) and 206(b)(7) of the National Driver

Register Act of 1982, referred to in subsec. (g), are sections

205(a)(3)(A), (B) and 206(b)(7) of Pub. L. 97-364, which are set

out as a note under section 401 of Title 23, Highways.

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AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (e)(3). 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".

1990 - Subsecs. (g) to (i). Pub. L. 101-380 added subsecs. (g) to

(i).

1984 - Subsec. (e)(3). Pub. L. 98-557 inserted exemption for

pilots on a vessel of less than 1,600 gross tons.

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.

PLAN FOR LICENSING OPERATORS OF FISHING INDUSTRY VESSELS

Pub. L. 100-424, Sec. 3, Sept. 9, 1988, 102 Stat. 1590, provided

that: "The Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is

operating shall, within two years after the date of enactment of

this Act [Sept. 9, 1988], and in close consultation with the

Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Advisory Committee established

under section 4508 of title 46, United States Code (as amended by

this Act), prepare and submit to the Congress a plan for the

licensing of operators of documented fishing, fish processing, and

fish tender vessels. The plan shall take into consideration the

nature and variety of the different United States fisheries and of

the vessels engaged in those fisheries, the need to license all

operators or only those working in certain types of fisheries or

vessels, and other relevant factors."

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 8101, 8302, 8304, 8502,

8503, 8703, 9302, 9303, 11108 of this title; section 1295c of

Appendix to this title; title 49 section 30305.

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46 USC Sec. 7102 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7102. Citizenship

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Licenses and certificates of registry for individuals on

documented vessels may be issued only to citizens of the United

States.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540.)

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Section 7102 requires that any individual issued a license or

certificate of registry allowing the individual to be engaged on a

documented vessel must be a U.S. citizen.

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7103. Licenses for radio officers

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(a) A license as radio officer may be issued only to an applicant

who has a first-class or second-class radiotelegraph operator

license issued by the Federal Communications Commission.

(b) Except as provided in section 7318 of this title, this part

does not affect the status of radiotelegraph operators serving on

board vessels operating only on the Great Lakes.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540.)

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Section 7103 requires an applicant for a license as a radio

officer to have, as a prerequisite, a first-class or second-class

radiotelegraph operator license issued by the Federal

Communications Commission (FCC). It also excepts radiotelegraph

operators that are engaged on Great Lakes vessels from the

requirement of having to obtain a radio officer's license.

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46 USC Sec. 7104 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7104. Certificates for medical doctors and nurses

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A certificate of registry as a medical doctor or professional

nurse may be issued only to an applicant who has a license as a

medical doctor or registered nurse, respectively, issued by a

State.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540.)

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Section 7104 requires an applicant for a certificate of registry

as a medical doctor or professional nurse to have, as a

prerequisite, a license as a medical doctor or registered nurse

issued by a State.

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46 USC Sec. 7105 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7105. Oaths

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An applicant for a license or certificate of registry shall take,

before the issuance of the license or certificate, an oath before a

designated official, without concealment or reservation, that the

applicant will perform faithfully and honestly, according to the

best skill and judgment of the applicant, all the duties required

by law.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540.)

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Section 7105 requires all individuals who wish to be issued a

license or certificate of registry to take an oath before a

government official that they will perform all the duties required

by law according to their best skill and judgment.

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46 USC Sec. 7106 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7106. Duration of licenses

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A license issued under this part is valid for 5 years and may be

renewed for additional 5-year periods. However, the validity of a

license issued to a radio officer is conditioned on the continuous

possession by the holder of a first-class or second-class

radiotelegraph operator license issued by the Federal

Communications Commission.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540; Pub. L. 101-380, title

IV, Sec. 4102(a), Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 509.)

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Section 7106 sets a 5 year time limit on the validity of a

license. It also requires a licensed radio officer to be in

continuous possession of an FCC license.

AMENDMENTS

1990 - Pub. L. 101-380 inserted "and may be renewed for

additional 5-year periods" after "for 5 years".

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.

TERMINATION OF EXISTING LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND DOCUMENTS;

APPLICABILITY OF 1990 AMENDMENT

Section 4102(d) of Pub. L. 101-380 provided that: "A license,

certificate of registry, or merchant mariner's document issued

before the date of the enactment of this section [Aug. 18, 1990]

terminates on the day it would have expired if -

"(1) subsections (a), (b), and (c) [amending this section and

sections 7107 and 7302 of this title] were in effect on the date

it was issued; and

"(2) it was renewed at the end of each 5-year period under

section 7106, 7107, or 7302 of title 46, United States Code."

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 7108 of this title.

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46 USC Sec. 7107 01/06/03

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7107. Duration of certificates of registry

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A certificate of registry issued under this part is valid for 5

years and may be renewed for additional 5-year periods. However,

the validity of a certificate issued to a medical doctor or

professional nurse is conditioned on the continuous possession by

the holder of a license as a medical doctor or registered nurse,

respectively, issued by a State.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540; Pub. L. 101-380, title

IV, Sec. 4102(b), Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 509.)

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Section 7107 specifies that there is no time limit on the

validity of a certificate of registry issued to a medical doctor or

a professional nurse but is conditioned on the continuous

possession of the appropriate license issued by a State.

AMENDMENTS

1990 - Pub. L. 101-380 substituted "is valid for 5 years and may

be renewed for additional 5-year periods" for "is not limited in

duration".

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.

TERMINATION OF EXISTING LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND DOCUMENTS;

APPLICABILITY OF 1990 AMENDMENT

For provisions that a certificate of registry issued before Aug.

18, 1990, terminates on the day it would have expired if the

amendment to this section by Pub. L. 101-380 were in effect on date

it was issued and was renewed at the end of each 5-year period

under this section, see section 4102(d) of Pub. L. 101-380, set out

as a note under section 7106 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 7108 of this title.

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46 USC Sec. 7108 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7108. Termination of licenses and certificates of registry

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When the holder of a license or certificate of registry, the

duration of which is conditioned under section 7106 or 7107 of this

title, fails to hold the license required as a condition, the

license or certificate of registry issued under this part is

terminated.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540.)

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Section 7108 specifies if any individual issued a license or

certificate of registry fails to have the required FCC or

appropriate State medical license, the license or certificate is

automatically terminated. The suspension and revocation procedures

provided in chapter 77 are not applicable in these cases.

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46 USC Sec. 7109 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7109. Review of criminal records

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The Secretary may review the criminal record of each holder of a

license or certificate of registry issued under this part who

applies for renewal of that license or certificate of registry.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 540; Pub. L. 101-380, title

IV, Sec. 4102(e)(1), Aug. 18, 1990, 104 Stat. 510.)

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Section 7109 authorizes the Secretary to renew licenses and

certificates of registry for additional 5 year periods.

AMENDMENTS

1990 - Pub. L. 101-380 substituted "Review of criminal records"

for "Renewal of licenses" in section catchline and amended text

generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "A license

issued under this part may be renewed for additional 5-year

periods."

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. 7110 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

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CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7110. Exhibiting licenses

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Each holder of a license issued under this part shall display,

within 48 hours after employment on a vessel for which that license

is required, the license in a conspicuous place on the vessel.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 541.)

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Section 7110 requires licensed individuals to display the license

in a conspicuous place on the vessel within 48 hours after they are

employed.

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46 USC Sec. 7111 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7111. Oral examinations for licenses

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An individual may take an oral examination for a license to serve

on a fishing, fish processing, or fish tender vessel not required

to be inspected under part B of this subtitle.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 541; Pub. L. 98-364, title

IV, Sec. 402(8)(B), July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 447; Pub. L. 99-307,

Sec. 1(10), May 19, 1986, 100 Stat. 445.)

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Section 7111 provides for oral tests for licenses for individuals

on fishing vessels that are not required to be inspected under part

B.

AMENDMENTS

1986 - Pub. L. 99-307 substituted "part" for "Part".

1984 - Pub. L. 98-364 substituted in section catchline "Oral

examinations for licenses" for "Licenses for fishing vessels not

subject to inspection" and in text "An individual may take an oral

examination for a license to serve on a fishing, fish processing,

or fish tender vessel not required to be inspected under Part B of

this subtitle" for "Examinations for licensing individuals on

fishing vessels not required to be inspected under part B of this

subtitle shall be oral".

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TITLE 46 - SHIPPING

Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7112. Licenses of masters or mates as pilots

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A master or mate licensed under this part who also qualifies as a

pilot is not required to hold 2 licenses. Instead, the

qualification of the master or mate as pilot shall be endorsed on

the master's or mate's license.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 541.)

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Section 7112 provides for the endorsement of a master's or mate's

license as a pilot if they meet those specifications. These

individuals do not have to hold two separate licenses.

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7113. Exemption from draft

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A licensed master, mate, pilot, or engineer of a vessel inspected

under part B of this subtitle, propelled by machinery or carrying

hazardous liquid cargoes in bulk, is not liable to draft in time of

war, except for performing duties authorized by the license. When

performing those duties in the service of the United States

Government, the master, mate, pilot, or engineer is entitled to the

highest rate of wages paid in the merchant marine of the United

States for similar services. If killed or wounded when performing

those duties, the master, mate, pilot, or engineer, or the heirs or

legal representatives of the master, mate, pilot, or engineer, are

entitled to all the privileges under the pension laws of the United

States provided to members of the Armed Forces.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 541.)

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Section 7113 exempts licensed masters, mates, pilots, and

engineers of inspected vessels that are propelled by machinery or

carrying hazardous liquid cargo from the Selective Service draft in

time of war.

This section also provides that, while serving in that capacity

during war, they shall be entitled to the highest rate of pay paid

in the U.S. merchant marine for similar services.

If a master, mate, pilot, or engineer is killed or wounded when

performing those duties during a war, these individuals, their

heirs or legal representatives, are entitled to all the privileges

provided to members of the Armed Forces under the pension laws of

the United States.

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46 USC Sec. 7114 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen

Part E - Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and Documents

CHAPTER 71 - LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRY

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Sec. 7114. Fees

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The Secretary may prescribe by regulation reasonable fees for the

inspection of and the issuance of a certificate, license, or permit

related to small passenger vessels and sailing school vessels.

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(Pub. L. 98-89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 541.)

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Section 7114 allows the Secretary to prescribe reasonable fees

for the issuance of a certificate of inspection, license, or

registry, or permits related to small passenger vessels and sailing

school vessels.

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