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PUBLIC LAW 102-587—NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 5091 SEC. 5608. DEFINITIONS. For the purposes of this subtitle the term: (1) '^coastal State"— (A) means a State of the United States in, or bordering on the Atlantic, Pacific, or Arctic Ocean; the Gulf of Mexico; Long Island Sound; or one or more of the Great Lakes; (B) includes Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa; and (C) does not include a State for which the ratio of the number of recreational vessels in the State numbered under chapter 123 of title 46, United States Code, to number of miles of shoreline (as that term is defined in section 926.2(d) of title 15, Code of Federal Regulations, as in effect on January 1, 1991), is less than one. (2) "coastal waters" means— (A) in the Great Lakes area, the waters within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States consisting of the Great Lakes, their connecting waters, harbors, roadsteads, and estuary-type areas such as bays, shallows, and marshes; and (B) in other areas, those waters, adjacent to the shorelines, which contain a measurable percentage of sea water, including sounds, bay, lagoons, bayous, ponds, and estuaries. (3) "coastal zone" has the same meaning that term has in section 304(1) of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1453(1)); (4) "inland State" means a State which is not a coastal state; (5) "type III marine sanitation device" means any equipment for installation on board a vessel which is specifically designed to receive, retain, and discharge human body wastes; (6) "pumpout station" means a facility that pumps or receives human body wastes out of type III marine sanitation devices installed on board vessels; (7) "recreational vessel" means a vessel— (A) manufactured for operation, or operated, primarily for pleasure; or (B) leased, rented, or chartered to another for the latter's pleasure; and (8) "waste reception facilit)^" means a facility specifically designed to receive wastes from portable toilets carried on vessels, and does not include lavatories. TITLE VI—DOCUMENTATION OF VESSELS Subtitle A—Waivers SEC. 6101. GENERAL WAIVERS. Notwithstanding sections 12106, 12107, and 12108 of title 46, United States Code, and section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920 (46 App. U.S.C. 883), the Secretary of Transportation may issue a certificate of documentation for the following vessels: (1) A WEIGH OF LIFE (United States official number 973177). (2) Barge MM 262 (United States official number 298924).