Evaluation of Existing Coast Guard Regulations and Documents


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The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking comments on Coast Guard regulations, guidance documents, and interpretative documents that you believe should be repealed, replaced, or modified.  Also, they welcome your comments on approved collections of information, regardless of whether the collection is associated with a regulation. They are taking this action in response to Executive Orders 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda; and 13783, Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth. They plan to use your comments to assist them in our work with the Department of Homeland Security’s Regulatory Reform Task Force.


Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before July 10, 2017.


You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-2017-0480 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the “Public Participation and Request for Comments” portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments.

For Further Information Contact

For information about this document call or email Mr. Adam Sydnor, Coast Guard; telephone 202-372-1490, email [email protected].

For a complete summary of the proposed rule, and to submit comments, visit:  https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=USCG-2017-0480-0001