§ 441 Deposit of refuse prohibited; penalty
§ 442 Liability of officers of towing vessel
§ 443 Permit for dumping; penalty for taking or towing boat or scow without permit
§ 444 Dumping at other place than designated dumping grounds; penalty; person liable; excuses for deviation
§ 445 Equipment and marking of boats or scows
§ 446 Inspectors; appointment, powers, and duties
§ 447 Bribery of inspector; penalty
§ 448 Return of permit; penalty for failure to return
§ 449 Disposition of dredged matter; persons liable; penalty
§ 450 Liability of vessel
§ 451 Supervisor of harbor; appointment and duties
§ 451a Harbors subject to this subchapter
§ 451b Waters included within subchapter
§ 452 Taking shellfish or otherwise interfering with navigation in New York Harbor channels; penalty; arrest and procedure
§ 453 Regulations for navigation of Ambrose Channel; exclusion of tows and sailing vessels
§ 454 Consent of Congress to obstruction of waters by New York City

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 33 > Chapter 9 > Subchapter III - New York Harbor, Harbor of Hampton Roads, and Harbor of Baltimore

  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. See 1 USC 4
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 1 USC 3