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Download as PDF 29434 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 21, 2008 / Rules and Regulations Dated: May 14, 2008. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E8–11318 Filed 5–20–08; 8:45 am] Subpart E—Records and Reports 3. Add a new § 592.502 to read as follows: I BILLING CODE 4811–45–P § 592.502 Annual Reports by Rough Diamond Importers and Exporters. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC69 with RULES (a) Requirement for reports. Reports shall be filed annually, by April 1 of each year, covering the preceding calendar year (January 1–December 31), except the first annual report, covering the period January 1–December 31, 2007, shall be filed by September 1, 2008. (b) Who must report; reporting period. All persons who import rough diamonds into the United States or export rough diamonds from the United States during the reporting period (January 1–December 31). (c) What must be reported. The report need not be in any specified format but must include the following information: (1) The contact information of the U.S. importer or exporter, including name, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address; (2) Identification of total import and/ or export activity for each of the three Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications of rough diamonds during the reporting year, including: (A) Total amount of carats of each classification of rough diamonds imported and/or exported; and (B) Total of all shipments of each classification of rough diamonds imported and/or exported. (3) Information on stockpiles of rough diamonds, if any, for each of the three Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications, as of the end of the reporting year, reported in both total carats and approximate total value. For the purposes of this section, stockpiles are defined as the amount of rough diamonds held unsold at the end of the reporting period. (d) Where to send report. Reports must be filed with the Office of the Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds, U.S. Department of State via e-mail at USKimberleyProcess@state.gov. For further information, please call that office at 202/647–1713. (e) Failure to file report. Any importer or exporter who fails to file a required report shall be subject to the penalties set forth in Subpart F of this part. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:17 May 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 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: 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) has determined that USS DECATUR (DDG 73) 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: This rule is effective May 21, 2008 and is applicable beginning April 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander M. Robb Hyde, 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 DECATUR (DDG 73) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 comply with the following specific provisions of 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship: Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i) pertaining to placement of the masthead light or lights above and clear of all other lights and obstructions; Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii) pertaining to the vertical placement of task lights; Annex I, paragraph 3(a) pertaining to the location of the forward masthead light in the forward quarter of the vessel, and the horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; and, Annex I, paragraph 3(c) pertaining to placement of task lights not less than two meters from the fore and aft centerline of the ship in the athwartship direction. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty) has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. 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 different 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 1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read: I Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. 2. Table Four, Paragraph 16 of § 706.2 is amended by removing the entry for USS DECATUR (DDG 73). I 3. Table Five, of § 706.2 is amended by revising the following entry for USS DECATUR (DDG 73), to read as follows: I E:\FR\FM\21MYR1.SGM 21MYR1 29435 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 21, 2008 / Rules and Regulations TABLE FIVE Vessel Masthead lights not over all other lights and obstructions. annex I, sec. 2(f) * * * USS DECATUR .................... DDG 73 ...................... * * BILLING CODE 3810–FF–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 ACTION: * X ................................. * X ................................. * Approved: April 29, 2008. M.R. Hyde, Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law). [FR Doc. E8–11216 Filed 5–20–08; 8:45 am] AGENCY: After mast-head light less than 1⁄2 ship’s length aft of forward masthead light. annex I, sec. 3(a) * N/A ............................. No. Forward masthead light not in forward quarter of ship. annex I, sec. 3(a) Department of the Navy, DOD. Final rule. 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 GREEN BAY (LPD 20) 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. * * This rule is effective May 21, 2008 and is applicable beginning March 5, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander M. Robb Hyde, 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 GREEN BAY (LPD 20) 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 27, pertaining to the placement of all-round task lights in a vertical line; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the horizontal distance between the forward and after masthead lights; and Annex I, paragraph 2(k), pertaining to the vertical separation between anchor lights. The Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has also certified that the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance DATES: * Percentage horizontal separation attained * 15.0 * with the applicable 72 COLREGS requirements. 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. For the reasons set forth in the preamble, amend part 706 of title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows: I PART 706—CERTIFICATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 1. The authority citation for part 706 continues to read: I Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605. 2. Table Three of § 706.2 is amended by adding, in numerical order, the following entry for USS GREEN BAY: I § 706.2 Certifications of the Secretary of the Navy under Executive Order 11964 and 33 U.S.C. 1605. * * * * * TABLE THREE No. Masthead lights arc of visibility; rule 21(a) Side lights arc of visibility; rule 21(b) 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 * USS GREEN BAY * LPD 20 ............ * .................... .................... * .................... * .................... .................... * .................... * * cprice-sewell on PROD1PC69 with RULES Vessel VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:17 May 20, 2008 * Jkt 214001 PO 00000 * Frm 00049 Fmt 4700 * Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\21MYR1.SGM * 21MYR1 Anchor lights relationship of aft light to forward light in meters 2(k) Annex 1 * 1.29 m below *

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 99 (Wednesday, May 21, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 29434-29435]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-11216]


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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 DECATUR (DDG 73) 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: This rule is effective May 21, 2008 and is applicable beginning 
April 29, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander M. Robb Hyde, 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 DECATUR 
(DDG 73) 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: Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(i) pertaining to placement of the 
masthead light or lights above and clear of all other lights and 
obstructions; Annex I, paragraph 2(f)(ii) pertaining to the vertical 
placement of task lights; Annex I, paragraph 3(a) pertaining to the 
location of the forward masthead light in the forward quarter of the 
vessel, and the horizontal distance between the forward and after 
masthead lights; and, Annex I, paragraph 3(c) pertaining to placement 
of task lights not less than two meters from the fore and aft 
centerline of the ship in the athwartship direction. The Deputy 
Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty) has also certified that 
the lights involved are located in closest possible compliance with the 
applicable 72 COLREGS requirements.
    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 different 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 Four, Paragraph 16 of Sec.  706.2 is amended by removing the 
entry for USS DECATUR (DDG 73).
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3. Table Five, of Sec.  706.2 is amended by revising the following 
entry for USS DECATUR (DDG 73), to read as follows:

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                                                   Table Five
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                                                                                    After mast-head
                                                  Masthead lights      Forward      light less than
                                                   not over all     masthead light    \1/2\ ship's    Percentage
                                                 other lights and   not in forward   length aft of    horizontal
            Vessel                    No.          obstructions.      quarter of        forward       separation
                                                   annex I, sec.    ship. annex I,  masthead light.    attained
                                                       2(f)           sec. 3(a)      annex I, sec.
                                                                                          3(a)
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USS DECATUR..................  DDG 73..........  N/A.............  X..............  X..............         15.0
 
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    Approved: April 29, 2008.
M.R. Hyde,
Commander, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General 
(Admiralty and Maritime Law).
[FR Doc. E8-11216 Filed 5-20-08; 8:45 am]
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