[USC02] 46 USC 7506: Convention tonnage for licenses, certificates, and documents
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46 USC 7506: Convention tonnage for licenses, certificates, and documents Text contains those laws in effect on August 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
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§7506. Convention tonnage for licenses, certificates, and documents

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.

(Added Pub. L. 104–324, title VII, §745(a), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3942 .)