Subpart A General
Subpart B Required Chemical Testing
Subpart D Employee Assistance Programs
Subpart E Management Information System

Terms Used In 46 CFR Part 16

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Approved: means approved by the Coast Guard. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 3601.5
  • Common use area: means a generally broad geographic area from which BLM can make disposals of mineral materials to many persons, with only negligible surface disturbance. See 43 CFR 3601.5
  • Community pit: means a relatively small, defined area from which BLM can make disposals of mineral materials to many persons. See 43 CFR 3601.5
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credential: means any or all of the following:

    (1) Merchant mariner's document. See 46 CFR 10.107

  • Dangerous drug: means a narcotic drug, a controlled substance, or a controlled-substance analogue (as defined in section 102 of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse and Control Act of 1970 (21 U. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Drug test: means a chemical test of an individual's urine for evidence of dangerous drug use. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Endorsement: is a statement of a mariner's qualifications and, for the purposes of this chapter, includes only those endorsements listed in §10. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Engine department: means the department aboard a ship responsible for the main propulsion and auxiliary systems, and other mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and refrigeration systems, including deck machinery and cargo-handling equipment. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fails a chemical test for dangerous drugs: means that the result of a chemical test conducted under 49 CFR part 40 was reported as "positive" by a Medical Review Officer because the chemical test indicated the presence of a dangerous drug at a level equal to or exceeding the levels established in 49 CFR part 40. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lifeboatman: means a mariner who is qualified to take charge of, lower, and operate survival craft and related survival equipment on a vessel. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Master: means the officer having command of a vessel. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Passes a chemical test for dangerous drugs: means that the result of a chemical test conducted according to 49 CFR part 40 is reported as "negative" by a Medical Review Officer according to that part. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Performance bond: means a bond to ensure compliance with the terms of the contract and reclamation of the site as BLM requires. See 43 CFR 3601.5
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Raise of grade: means an increase in the level of authority and responsibility associated with an officer or rating endorsement, such as from mate to master or second assistant engineer to first assistant engineer. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • STCW: means the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (incorporated by reference, see §10. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Training program: means a combination of training, practical assessment, and service which provides an individual with all or part of the necessary knowledge, understanding, and proficiency required for a specific qualification. See 46 CFR 10.107
  • Year: means 360 days for the purpose of complying with the service requirements of this subchapter. See 46 CFR 10.107