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e-CFR data is current as of December 4, 2019

Title 49Subtitle APart 39


TITLE 49—Transportation

Subtitle A—OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

PART 39—TRANSPORTATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES: PASSENGER VESSELS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§39.1
What is the purpose of this part?
§39.3
What do the terms in this rule mean?
§39.5
To whom do the provisions of this part apply?
§39.7
What other authorities concerning nondiscrimination on the basis of disability apply to owners and operators of passenger vessels?
§39.9
What may the owner or operator of a foreign-flag vessel do if it believes a provision of a foreign nation's law prohibits compliance with a provision of this part?
§39.11
[Reserved]
§39.13
When must PVOs comply with the provisions of this part?
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Subpart B—NONDISCRIMINATION AND ACCESS TO SERVICES

§39.21
What is the general nondiscrimination requirement of this part?
§39.23
What are the requirements concerning contractors to owners and operators of passenger vessels?
§39.25
May PVOs refuse to provide transportation or use of a vessel on the basis of disability?
§39.27
Can a PVO take action to deny transportation or restrict services to a passenger with a disability based on safety concerns?
§39.29
May PVOs limit the number of passengers with a disability on a passenger vessel?
§39.31
May PVOs limit access to transportation or use of a vessel on the basis that a passenger has a communicable disease?
§39.33
May PVOs require a passenger with a disability to provide a medical certificate?
§39.35
May PVOs require a passenger with a disability to provide advance notice that he or she is traveling on or using a passenger vessel when no particular services are sought?
§39.37
May PVOs require a passenger with a disability to provide advance notice in order to obtain particular auxiliary aids and services or to arrange group travel?
§39.39
How do PVOs ensure that passengers with disabilities are able to use accessible cabins?
§39.41
May a passenger with a disability be required to travel with another person?
§39.43
May PVOs impose special charges on passengers with a disability for providing services required by this rule?
§39.45
May PVOs impose other restrictions on passengers with a disability that they do not impose on other passengers?
§39.47
May PVOs require passengers with a disability to sign waivers or releases?
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Subpart C—INFORMATION FOR PASSENGERS

§39.51
What is the general requirement for PVOs' provision of auxiliary aids and services to passengers?
§39.53
What information must PVOs provide to passengers with a disability?
§39.55
Must information and reservation services of PVOs be accessible to individuals with hearing or vision impairments?
§39.57
Must PVOs make copies of this rule available to passengers?
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Subpart D—ACCESSIBILITY OF LANDSIDE FACILITIES

§39.61
What requirements must PVOs meet concerning the accessibility of terminals and other landside facilities?
§39.63
What modifications and auxiliary aids and services are required at terminals and other landside facilities for individuals with hearing or vision impairments?
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Subpart E—ACCESSIBILITY OF VESSELS [RESERVED]

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Subpart F—ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES TO PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES

§39.81
What assistance must PVOs provide to passengers with a disability in getting to and from a passenger vessel?
§39.83
What are PVOs' obligations for assisting passengers with a disability in getting on and off a passenger vessel?
§39.85
What services must PVOs provide to passengers with a disability on board a passenger vessel?
§39.87
What services are PVOs not required to provide to passengers with a disability on board a passenger vessel?
§39.89
What requirements apply to on-board safety briefings, information, and drills?
§39.91
Must PVOs permit passengers with a disability to travel with service animals?
§39.93
What wheelchairs and other assistive devices may passengers with a disability bring onto a passenger vessel?
§39.95
May PVOs limit their liability for loss of or damage to wheelchairs or other assistive devices?
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Subpart G—COMPLAINTS AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES

§39.101
What are the requirements for providing Complaints Resolution Officials?
§39.103
What actions do CROs take on complaints?
§39.105
How must PVOs respond to written complaints?
§39.107
Where may persons obtain assistance with matters covered by this regulation?
§39.109
What enforcement actions may be taken under this Part?

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