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H.R. 940 (109th): Recreational Marine Employment Act of 2005


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6/30/2005--Reported to House amended. Recreational Marine Employment Act of 2005 - Amends the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to revise certain exclusions from coverage by the Act.

Exempts from such coverage individuals: (1) employed by or at, or engaged in construction and maintenance of, a recreational marine facility or structure; or (2) employed primarily to build, repair, test, maintain, accommodate, buy, sell, store, restore, or dismantle recreational vessels.

Defines recreational marine facility or structure as a place used primarily to build, repair, test, maintain, accommodate, buy, sell, store, restore, or dismantle recreational vessels (which are vessels manufactured primarily for pleasure use).