Part 173 Vessel Numbering and Casualty and Accident Reporting
Part 174 State Numbering and Casualty Reporting Systems
Part 175 Equipment Requirements
Part 177 Correction of Especially Hazardous Conditions
Part 179 Defect Notification
Part 181 Manufacturer Requirements
Part 183 Boats and Associated Equipment
Part 187 Vessel Identification System

Terms Used In CFR > Title 33 > Chapter I > Subchapter S

  • ACRS: means the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards established by the Act. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Act: means the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (68 Stat. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Approved Numbering System: means a numbering system approved by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security under 46 U. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • AWG: means American Wire Gauge. See 33 CFR 183.402
  • Boat: means any vessel--

    (1) Manufactured or used primarily for noncommercial use. See 33 CFR 177.03

  • Boat: means any vessel--

    (1) Manufactured or used primarily for noncommercial use. See 33 CFR 179.03

  • Boat: means any vessel--

    (1) Manufactured or used primarily for noncommercial use. See 33 CFR 175.3

  • Boat: means any vessel--

    (1) Manufactured or used primarily for noncommercial use. See 33 CFR 181.3

  • Bureau: means each major program operating component of the Department, the Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Solicitor, and the Office of the Inspector General. See 5 CFR 3501.101
  • Certificate of Documentation: means the certificate issued by the Coast Guard for a documented vessel under 46 U. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Certificate of number: means the certificate required by §173. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Certificate of number: means the certificate required by 33 CFR 173. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • Certificate of Ownership: means the Certificate of Ownership issued by the Coast Guard under 46 CFR part 67 (Form CG-1330). See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charge: means the statement of facts issued under 24 CFR 103. See 24 CFR 180.100
  • Coast Guard Boarding Officer: means a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the Coast Guard having authority to board any vessel under the Act of August 4, 1949, 63 Stat. See 33 CFR 177.03
  • Commandant: means the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Commission: means the five members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or a quorum thereof sitting as a body, as provided by section 201 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended. See 10 CFR 1.1
  • Commission: means the Commission of five members or a quorum thereof sitting as a body, as provided by section 201 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (88 Stat. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • COO: means a document establishing the initial chain of ownership, such as a manufacturer's certificate of origin (MCO) or statement of origin (MSO), an importer's certificate of origin (ICO) or statement of origin (ISO), or a builder's certification (Form CG-1261. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • 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.
  • Date of certification: means the date on which a boat or item of associated equipment is certified to comply with all applicable U. See 33 CFR 181.3
  • Date of manufacture: means the month and year during which construction or assembly of a boat or item of associated equipment begins. See 33 CFR 181.3
  • Dealer: means any person who engages wholly or in part in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging new or used vessels, or both, either outright or on conditional sale, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage or otherwise. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Department: means the U. See 5 CFR 3501.101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Deputy Ethics Counselor: means the bureau personnel officer or other qualified headquarters employee who has been delegated responsibility for the operational duties of the Ethics Counselor for the bureau. See 5 CFR 3501.101
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Documented vessel: means a vessel documented under 46 U. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Electrical component: means electrical equipment such as, but not limited to, conductors, solenoids, motors, generators, alternators, distributors, resistors, appliances and electrical control devices. See 33 CFR 183.402
  • Ethics Counselor: means the head of each bureau, except that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy is the Ethics Counselor for employees within the Office of the Secretary. See 5 CFR 3501.101
  • Facility: means a production facility or a utilization facility as defined in §50. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Fair Housing Act matters: refers to proceedings under this part pursuant to the Fair Housing Act and the implementing regulations at 24 CFR parts 100 and 103. See 24 CFR 180.100
  • Flame arrestor: means a device or assembly that prevents passage of flame through a fuel vent. See 33 CFR 183.505
  • Fuel: means gasoline. See 33 CFR 183.605
  • Fuel system: means the entire assembly of the fuel fill, vent, tank, and distribution components, including pumps, valves, strainers, carburetors, and filters. See 33 CFR 183.505
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Hearing: means a trial-type proceeding that involves the submission of evidence, either by oral presentation or written submission, and briefs and oral arguments on the evidence and applicable law. See 24 CFR 180.100
  • HIN: means the number assigned to a vessel under subpart C of 33 CFR part 181. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • HIN: means a number required by 33 CFR 181. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • HUD:

    Applicant and Application have the meanings provided in 24 CFR 1. See 24 CFR 180.100

  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Issuing authority: means either a State that has an approved numbering system or the Coast Guard in a State that does not have an approved numbering system. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Issuing authority: means a State listed in Appendix A of this part as having a numbering system approved by the Coast Guard or the Coast Guard itself when a State numbering system has not been approved. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • License: means a license, including an early site permit, construction permit, operating license, combined license, manufacturing license, or renewed license issued by the Commission. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Licensee: means a person who is authorized to conduct activities under a license. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing or importing new vessels for the purpose of sale or trade. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in--

    (1) The manufacture, construction, or assembly of boats or associated equipment. See 33 CFR 179.03

  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in:

    (1) The manufacture, construction, or assembly of recreational vessels, or

    (2) The importation of recreational vessels into the United States for subsequent sale. See 33 CFR 183.803

  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in--

    (1) The manufacture, construction, or assembly of boats or associated equipment. See 33 CFR 181.3

  • Methods: Parties may obtain discovery by one or more of the following methods:

    (1) Deposition upon oral examination or written questions. See 24 CFR 180.500

  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Non-intervening aggrieved person: For purposes of obtaining discovery from a non-intervening aggrieved person, the term party as used in this subpart includes the aggrieved person. See 24 CFR 180.500
  • NRC: means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the agency established by title II of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, comprising the members of the Commission and all offices, employees, and representatives authorized to act in any case or matter. See 10 CFR 1.1
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Open to the atmosphere: means a compartment that has at least 15 square inches of open area directly exposed to the atmosphere for each cubic foot of net compartment volume. See 33 CFR 183.605
  • Operate: means use, navigate, or employ. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Operator: means the person who is in control or in charge of a boat while it is in use. See 33 CFR 177.03
  • Operator: means the person who is in control or in charge of a vessel while it is in operation. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Operator: means the person who is in control or in charge of a vessel while it is in operation. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: includes a person entitled to use or possess a vessel subject to a security interest in another person, but does not include a lessee under a lease not intended as security. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Owner: means a person, other than a secured party, having property rights in or title to a vessel, including persons entitled to use or possess a vessel subject to a security interest in another person, but excluding lessees under a lease not intended as security. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Owner: means a person, other than a secured party, having property rights in or title to a vessel, including persons entitled to use or possess a vessel subject to a security interest in another person, but excluding lessees under a lease not intended as security. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • 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.
  • Party: is a person who has full participation rights in a proceeding under this part. See 24 CFR 180.100
  • party: as used in this subpart includes the aggrieved person. See 24 CFR 180.500
  • Passenger: means an individual carried on a vessel except--

    (1) The owner or an individual representative of the owner or, in the case of a vessel chartered without a crew, an individual charterer, or an individual representative of the charterer. See 33 CFR 175.3

  • passenger carrying area: means each area in a boat in which persons can sit in a normal sitting position or stand while the boat is in operation. See 33 CFR 183.205
  • passenger carrying area: means each area in a boat in which persons can sit in a normal sitting position or stand while the boat is in operation. See 33 CFR 183.305
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, joint-stock association, or governmental entity and includes a trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative of any of them. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, joint-stock association, or governmental entity and includes a trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative of any of them. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Person: means (1) any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, government agency other than the Commission or the Department, except that the Department shall be considered a person with respect to those facilities of the Department specified in section 202 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (88 Stat. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, joint-stock association, or governmental entity and includes a trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative of any of them. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • PFD: means a device that is approved by the Commandant under 46 CFR part 160. See 33 CFR 175.13
  • Pigtails: means external power conductors or wires that are part of electrical components and appliances, such as bilge pumps, blowers, lamps, switches, solenoids, and fuses. See 33 CFR 183.402
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Presiding officer: means the Commission, an administrative law judge, an administrative judge, an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board, or other person designated in accordance with the provisions of this part, presiding over the conduct of a hearing conducted under the provisions of this part. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Private label merchandiser: means any person engaged in the business of selling and distributing, under his own trade name, boats, or items of associated equipment manufactured by another. See 33 CFR 181.3
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recreational vessel: means any vessel being manufactured or operated primarily for pleasure, or leased, rented, or chartered to another for the latter's pleasure. See 33 CFR 175.3
  • 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.
  • Reporting authority: means a State listed in Appendix A of this part as having a numbering system approved by the Coast Guard or the Coast Guard itself when a numbering system has not been approved. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Reporting authority: means a State listed in 33 CFR part 173, Appendix A, as having a numbering system approved by the Coast Guard or the Coast Guard itself when a numbering system has not been approved. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • Respondent: means the person accused of violating one of the statutes covered by this part, including a recipient. See 24 CFR 180.100
  • Sailboard: means a sail propelled vessel with no freeboard and equipped with a swivel mounted mast not secured to a hull by guys or stays. See 33 CFR 175.3
  • Scope: The parties are encouraged to engage in voluntary discovery procedures. See 24 CFR 180.500
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of HUD, or to the extent of any delegation of authority by the Secretary to act under any of the statutory authorities listed in §180. See 24 CFR 180.100
  • Secretary: means the Secretary to the Commission. See 10 CFR 2.4
  • Secured party: means a lender, seller, or other person in whose favor there is a security interest under applicable law. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Security interest: means an interest that is reserved or created by an agreement under applicable law and that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sheath: means a material used as a continuous protective covering, such as electrical tape, molded rubber, molded plastic, or flexible tubing, around one or more insulated conductors. See 33 CFR 183.402
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the U. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the U. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • State: means a State or Territory of the United States of America, whether a State of the United States, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the United States Virgin Islands. See 33 CFR 175.3
  • State: means a State of the United States, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States. See 33 CFR 181.3
  • State of principal operation: means the State in whose waters a vessel is or will be operated most during a calendar year. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Static floating position: means the attitude in which a boat floats in calm water, with each fuel tank filled to its rated capacity, but with no person or item of portable equipment on board. See 33 CFR 183.505
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See 33 CFR 177.03
  • Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See 33 CFR 175.3
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See 33 CFR 187.7
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water. See 33 CFR 177.03
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See 33 CFR 173.3
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 33 CFR 174.3
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water. See 33 CFR 175.3
  • VIS: means a system for collecting information on vessels and vessel ownership as required by 46 U. See 33 CFR 187.7