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[FR Doc. E6–17521 Filed 10–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy 32 CFR Part 706 Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Department of the Navy, DoD. Final rule. AGENCY: PWALKER on PRODPC60 with RULES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:58 Oct 18, 2006 Jkt 211001 has determined that USS HAWAII (SSN 776) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply. DATES: Effective Date: October 5, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander C. J. Spain, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374–5066, telephone 202– 685–5040. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR Part 706. This PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS HAWAII(SSN 776) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: Rule 21(c) pertaining to the arc of visibility of the stern light; Annex I, section 2(a)(i), pertaining to the height of the masthead light; Annex I, section 2(k) pertaining to the height and relative positions of the anchor lights; and Annex I, section 3(b), pertaining to the location of the sidelights. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance E:\FR\FM\19OCR1.SGM 19OCR1 61686 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 202 / Thursday, October 19, 2006 / Rules and Regulations with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. All other previously certified deviations from the 72 COLREGS not affected by this amendment remain in effect. Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR Parts 296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed herein will adversely affect the vessel’s ability to perform its military functions. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706 Marine safety, Navigation (water), and Vessels. I For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows: PART 706—CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. 2. Table One of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following entry for the USS HAWAII (SSN 776): I § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. * * * * * 1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read: I Distance in meters of forward masthead light below minimum required height. § 2(a)(i), Annex I Vessel Number * * * USS HAWAII ......................................................................... * * * SSN 776 ............................................................................... * * * 3. Table Three of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following entry for USS HAWAII: I * * * 2.90 * * § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. * * * * * TABLE 3 Vessel No. Masthead lights arc of visibility; rule 21(a) Side lights arc of visibility; rule 21(b) USS HAWAII ........ SSN 776 .... ...................... ...................... Approved: October 5, 2006. Gregg A. Cervi, Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy,Deputy Assistant Judge AdvocateGeneral (Admiralty and Maritime Law). [FR Doc. E6–17431 Filed 10–18–06; 8:45 am] Stern light arc of visibility; rule 21(c) Side lights distance inboard of ship’s sides in meters § 3(b) annex 1 Stern light, distance forward of stern in meters; rule 21(c) Forward anchor light height above hull in meters; 2(K) annex 1 Anchor lights relation ship of aft light to forward light in meters 2(K) annex 1 4.37 11.05 2.8 0.30 below. 205° ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81 [EPA–R05–OAR–2006–0399; FRL–8232–1] Determination of Attainment, Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes; Indiana; Redesignation of Allen County 8-hour Ozone Nonattainment Area to Attainment for Ozone; Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Withdrawal of direct final rule. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy

32 CFR Part 706


Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations 
for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and 
exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing 
Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy 
Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has 
determined that USS HAWAII (SSN 776) is a vessel of the Navy which, due 
to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with 
certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its 
special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is 
to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.

DATES: Effective Date: October 5, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander C. J. Spain, JAGC, U.S. 
Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime 
Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Navy, 
1322 Patterson Ave., SE., Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-
5066, telephone 202-685-5040.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 33 
U.S.C. 1605, the Department of the Navy amends 32 CFR Part 706. This 
amendment provides notice that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate 
General (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the 
Secretary of the Navy, has certified that USS HAWAII(SSN 776) is a 
vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, 
cannot fully comply with the following specific provisions of 72 
COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: 
Rule 21(c) pertaining to the arc of visibility of the stern light; 
Annex I, section 2(a)(i), pertaining to the height of the masthead 
light; Annex I, section 2(k) pertaining to the height and relative 
positions of the anchor lights; and Annex I, section 3(b), pertaining 
to the location of the sidelights. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate 
General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights 
involved are located in closest possible compliance

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with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. All other previously 
certified deviations from the 72 COLREGS not affected by this amendment 
remain in effect.
    Moreover, it has been determined, in accordance with 32 CFR Parts 
296 and 701, that publication of this amendment for public comment 
prior to adoption is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public 
interest since it is based on technical findings that the placement of 
lights on this vessel in a manner differently from that prescribed 
herein will adversely affect the vessel's ability to perform its 
military functions.

List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 706

    Marine safety, Navigation (water), and Vessels.


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For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 
of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows:

PART 706--CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL 
REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972

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1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read:

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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2. Table One of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, 
the following entry for the USS HAWAII (SSN 776):


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                     Distance in meters
                                                     of forward masthead
                                                     light below minimum
             Vessel                    Number         required height.
                                                       Sec.   2(a)(i),
                                                           Annex I
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USS HAWAII.....................  SSN 776..........                  2.90
 
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3. Table Three of Sec.  706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, 
the following entry for USS HAWAII:


Sec.  706.2  Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under 
Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605.

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                                                                         Table 3
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                                                                                               Side lights
                                                      Masthead                                  distance    Stern light,     Forward      Anchor lights
                                                     lights arc    Side lights   Stern light   inboard of     distance    anchor light  relation ship of
             Vessel                     No.              of          arc of        arc of     ship's sides   forward of   height above    aft light to
                                                     visibility;   visibility;   visibility;    in meters     stern in       hull in    forward light in
                                                     rule 21(a)    rule 21(b)    rule 21(c)    Sec.   3(b)  meters; rule  meters; 2(K)     meters 2(K)
                                                                                                 annex 1        21(c)        annex 1         annex 1
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USS HAWAII.....................  SSN 776..........  ............  ............      205[deg]          4.37         11.05           2.8  0.30 below.
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    Approved: October 5, 2006.
Gregg A. Cervi,
Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy,Deputy Assistant Judge AdvocateGeneral 
(Admiralty and Maritime Law).
 [FR Doc. E6-17431 Filed 10-18-06; 8:45 am]
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