[USC02] 46 USC 7501: Duplicates
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46 USC 7501: Duplicates Text contains those laws in effect on November 16, 2019
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart E-Merchant Seamen Licenses, Certificates, and DocumentsCHAPTER 75-GENERAL PROCEDURES FOR LICENSING, CERTIFICATION, AND DOCUMENTATION

§7501. Duplicates

(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.

( Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 545 ; Pub. L. 99–36, §1(a)(9)(C), May 15, 1985, 99 Stat. 68 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
7501 46:643(h)

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".