Special Local Regulation; Boat Parade; San Diego, CA, 52916-52918 [2020-18962]

Download as PDF 52916 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 167 / Thursday, August 27, 2020 / Rules and Regulations khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES General (delegated to the Administrator of DEA pursuant to 28 CFR 0.100) on his own motion. The Acting Administrator of DEA, on his own motion pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 811(a), has initiated proceedings under 21 U.S.C. 811(a)(1) to permanently schedule N-ethylpentylone. DEA is simultaneously publishing, elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, a notice of proposed rulemaking for the permanent placement of Nethylpentylone in schedule I. If that proposed rule is finalized, scheduling of this substance will be made permanent by publication of a final rule in the Federal Register. Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 811(h)(2), the Acting Administrator of DEA orders that the temporary scheduling of Nethylpentylone, including its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts, and salts of isomers, be extended for one year, or until the permanent scheduling proceeding is completed, whichever occurs first. Regulatory Matters The CSA provides for an expedited temporary scheduling action where such action is necessary to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety. Under 21 U.S.C. 811(h), the Administrator of DEA, as delegated by the Attorney General, may, by order, place a substance in schedule I on a temporary basis. This same subsection provides that the temporary scheduling of a substance shall expire at the end of two years from the date of the issuance of the order scheduling such substance, except that the Administrator may, during the pendency of proceedings to permanently schedule the substance, extend the temporary scheduling for up to one year. Given that section 811(h) directs that temporary scheduling actions be issued by order and sets forth the procedures by which such orders are to be issued and extended, DEA believes that the notice and comment requirements of section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. 553, do not apply to this extension of the temporary scheduling order. The specific language chosen by Congress indicates an intention for DEA to proceed through the issuance of an order instead of proceeding by rulemaking. Given that Congress specifically requires the Attorney General to follow rulemaking procedures for other kinds of scheduling actions, see 21 U.S.C. 811(a), it is noteworthy that, in subsection 811(h), Congress authorized the issuance of temporary scheduling actions by order rather than by rule. In the alternative, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Aug 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 even assuming that this action might be subject to section 553 of the APA, the Acting Administrator finds that there is good cause to forgo the notice and comment requirements of section 553, as any further delays in the process for extending the temporary scheduling order would be impracticable and contrary to the public interest in view of the manifest urgency to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety that this substance would present if scheduling expired, for the reasons expressed in the temporary scheduling order (83 FR 44474, August 31, 2018). Further, DEA believes that this order extending the temporary scheduling action is not a ‘‘rule’’ as defined by 5 U.S.C. 601(2), and, accordingly, is not subject to the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA). The requirements for the preparation of an initial regulatory flexibility analysis in 5 U.S.C. 603(a) are not applicable where, as here, DEA is not required by section 553 of the APA or any other law to publish a general notice of proposed rulemaking. Additionally, this action is not a significant regulatory action as defined by Executive Order 12866 (Regulatory Planning and Review), section 3(f), and the principles reaffirmed in Executive Order 13563 (Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review). Accordingly, this action has not been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This order is not an Executive Order 13771 regulatory action. This action will not have substantial direct effects on the States, on the relationship between the national government and the States, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. Therefore, in accordance with Executive Order 13132 (Federalism), it is determined that this action does not have sufficient federalism implications to warrant the preparation of a Federalism Assessment. As noted above, this action is an order, not a rule. Accordingly, the Congressional Review Act (CRA) is inapplicable, as it applies only to rules. However, if this were a rule, pursuant to the CRA, ‘‘any rule for which an agency for good cause finds that notice and public procedure thereon are impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest, shall take effect at such time as the federal agency promulgating the rule determines.’’ 5 U.S.C. 808(2). It is in the public interest to maintain the temporary placement of N-ethylpentylone in schedule I because it poses a public health risk, for the reasons expressed in the temporary scheduling order (83 FR 44474, August PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 31, 2018). The temporary scheduling action was taken pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 811(h), which is specifically designed to enable DEA to act in an expeditious manner to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety. Under 21 U.S.C. 811(h), temporary scheduling orders are not subject to notice and comment rulemaking procedures. DEA understands that the CSA frames temporary scheduling actions as orders rather than rules to ensure that the process moves swiftly, and this extension of the temporary scheduling order continues to serve that purpose. For the same reasons that underlie 21 U.S.C. 811(h), that is, the need to place this substance in schedule I because it poses an imminent hazard to public safety, it would be contrary to the public interest to delay implementation of this extension of the temporary scheduling order. Therefore, in accordance with section 808(2) of the CRA, this order extending the temporary scheduling order shall take effect immediately upon its publication. DEA has submitted a copy of this extension of the temporary scheduling order to both Houses of Congress and to the Comptroller General, although such filing is not required under the CRA, 5 U.S.C. 801– 808 because, as noted above, this action is an order, not a rule. Dated: August 25, 2020. Timothy J. Shea, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–19011 Filed 8–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket Number USCG–2020–0469] RIN 1625–AA08 Special Local Regulation; Boat Parade; San Diego, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation (SLR) on the waters of San Diego Bay, California on September 6, 2020. This temporary SLR is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. This SLR temporarily establishes a designated section of the commercial anchorage area as a First SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUR1.SGM 27AUR1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 167 / Thursday, August 27, 2020 / Rules and Regulations Amendment area to be used at the discretion of the the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative as a spectator area. Parade participants operating within the SLR shall comply with all instructions given by the onscene PATCOM monitoring the event. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective from noon to 4 p.m. on September 6, 2020. ADDRESSES: To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to https:// www.regulations.gov, type USCG–2020– 0469 in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this rule. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or email Lieutenant Commander Merridith Morrison, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego, CA; telephone (619) 278–7656, email D11MarineEventsSD@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Table of Abbreviations khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES CFR Code of Federal Regulations DHS Department of Homeland Security FR Federal Register NPRM Notice of proposed rulemaking § Section U.S.C. United States Code II. Background Information and Regulatory History The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 4(a) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those procedures are ‘‘impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest.’’ Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for not publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) with respect to this rule because it is impracticable due to the short time between the Coast Guard becoming aware of the event on July 24, 2020, and the scheduled event occurring on September 6, 2020. The marine event sponsor of this boat parade is expecting to draw a high concentration of vessels to the San Diego Bay area along the proposed parade route. Traditionally, the San Diego Bay area serves as a major thoroughfare for commercial traffic, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Aug 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 naval operations, ferry routes, and a number of other recreational uses. The Coast Guard is establishing this SLR to monitor the parade before, during, and after the event to minimize impacts on this congested waterway. We must establish this SLR by September 6, 2020 to ensure the safety of individuals, property, and the marine environment and we do not have sufficient time to request and respond to comments. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Delaying the effective date of this rule would be contrary to public interest because immediate action is needed to respond to the potential safety hazards associated with the location, size and complexity of the boat parade that is planned to take place on September 6, 2020. III. Legal Authority and Need for Rule The Coast Guard is issuing this rule under authority in 46 U.S.C. 70041. The Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector San Diego has determined that potential hazards associated with the proposed parade will be a safety concern for anyone within the vicinity of the parade route. This rule is needed to protect personnel, vessels, spectators, and the marine environment in the navigable waters within the SLR during the enforcement period of this rule. IV. Discussion of the Rule This rule establishes an SLR from noon until 4 p.m. on September 6, 2020. The SLR will cover all navigable waters on a pre-determined course in the northern portion of the San Diego Main Ship Channel from Shelter Island Basin, past the Embarcadero, crossing the federal navigable channel and ending off of Coronado Island. This SLR will also temporarily establish a 200 yard radius within the commercial anchorage as a First Amendment area to be used as authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative. The First Amendment area will encompass all navigable waters, from surface to bottom, within 200 yards of 32°43′11.0″ N, 117°10′59.8″ W, within the commercial vessel anchorage. The duration of the SLR is intended to protect personnel, vessels, specators, and the marine environment in these navigable waters while the parade is scheduled to occur. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 52917 V. Regulatory Analyses We developed this rule after considering numerous statutes and Executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses based on a number of these statutes and Executive orders, and we discuss First Amendment rights of protestors. A. Regulatory Planning and Review Executive Orders 12866 and 13563 direct agencies to assess the costs and benefits of available regulatory alternatives and, if regulation is necessary, to select regulatory approaches that maximize net benefits. Executive Order 13771 directs agencies to control regulatory costs through a budgeting process. This rule has not been designated a ‘‘significant regulatory action,’’ under Executive Order 12866. Accordingly, this rule has not been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and pursuant to OMB guidance it is exempt from the requirements of Executive Order 13771. This regulatory action determination is based on the size, location, duration, and time-of-day of the special local regulation. The Coast Guard will publish a LNM that details the vessel restrictions of the regulated area. B. Impact on Small Entities The Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, 5 U.S.C. 601–612, as amended, requires Federal agencies to consider the potential impact of regulations on small entities during rulemaking. The term ‘‘small entities’’ comprises small businesses, not-for-profit organizations that are independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their fields, and governmental jurisdictions with populations of less than 50,000. The Coast Guard certifies under 5 U.S.C. 605(b) that this rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. While some owners or operators of vessels intending to transit the SLR may be small entities, for the reasons stated in section V.A above, this rule will not have a significant economic impact on any vessel owner or operator. Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–121), we want to assist small entities in understanding this rule. If the rule would affect your small business, organization, or governmental jurisdiction and you have questions concerning its provisions or options for compliance, please call or email the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. E:\FR\FM\27AUR1.SGM 27AUR1 52918 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 167 / Thursday, August 27, 2020 / Rules and Regulations Small businesses may send comments on the actions of Federal employees who enforce, or otherwise determine compliance with, Federal regulations to the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman and the Regional Small Business Regulatory Fairness Boards. The Ombudsman evaluates these actions annually and rates each agency’s responsiveness to small business. If you wish to comment on actions by employees of the Coast Guard, call 1– 888–REG–FAIR (1–888–734–3247). The Coast Guard will not retaliate against small entities that question or complain about this rule or any policy or action of the Coast Guard. C. Collection of Information This rule will not call for a new collection of information under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520). D. Federalism and Indian Tribal Governments A rule has implications for federalism under Executive Order 13132, Federalism, if it has a substantial direct effect on the States, on the relationship between the National Government and the States, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. We have analyzed this rule under that Order and have determined that it is consistent with the fundamental federalism principles and preemption requirements described in Executive Order 13132. Also, this rule does not have tribal implications under Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, because it does not have a substantial direct effect on one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES E. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531–1538) requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 (adjusted for inflation) or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Aug 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 F. Environment § 100.T11–034 President Trump Boat Parade, San Diego, CA. We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Directive 023–01, Rev. 1, associated implementing instructions, and Environmental Planning COMDTINST 5090.1 (series), which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370f), and have determined that this action is one of a category of actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule involves an SLR lasting only 4 hours that will monitor entry to the SLR for the duration of the enforcement period to cover before, during and after the parade has concluded. It is categorically excluded from further review under paragraph L61 of Appendix A, Table 1 of DHS Instruction Manual 023–01–001–01, Rev. 1. A Record of Environmental Consideration supporting this determination is available in the docket. For instructions on locating the docket, see the ADDRESSES section of this preamble. (a) Regulated areas. The regulations in this section apply to the following area: (1) All navigable waters, from surface to bottom, on a pre-determined course in the northern portion of the San Diego Main Ship Channel from Shelter Island Basin, past the Embarcadero, crossing the federal navigable channel and ending off of Coronado Island. (2) All navigable waters, from surface to bottom, within 200 yards of 32°43′11.0″ N, 117°10′59.8″ W, within the commercial vessel anchorage. (b) Definitions. As used in this section— Designated representative means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, including a Coast Guard coxswain, petty officer, or other officer operating a Coast Guard vessel and a Federal, State, and local officer designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego (COTP) in the enforcement of the regulations in this section. Participant means all persons and vessels registered with the event sponsor as a participants in the race. (c) Regulations. (1) All nonparticipants are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area described in paragraph (a) of this section unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego or their designated representative. (2) To seek permission to enter, contact the COTP or the COTP’s representative by calling the Sector San Diego JHOC at 619–278–7033. Those in the regulated area must comply with all lawful orders or directions given to them by the COTP or the designated representative. (3) All non-participants, including those engaged in protest activity, may be directed by a designated representative to the enforcement area described in section (a)(2) of this section, where they must remain during the effective period unless otherwise authorized or directed. (4) The COTP will provide notice of the regulated area through advanced notice via broadcast notice to mariners and by on-scene designated representatives. (d) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020. G. Protest Activities The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of protesters. Protesters are asked to call or email the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to coordinate protest activities so that your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or security of people, places or vessels. All nonparticipant vessels or persons engaged in protest activity will be directed to the commercial vessel anchorage if they wish to remain in the regulated area. List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 100 Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Waterways. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 100 as follows: PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS 1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 46 U.S.C. 70041; 33 CFR 1.05– 1. 2. Add § 100.T11–034 to read as follows: ■ PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Dated: August 14, 2020. T.J. Barelli, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[Docket Number USCG-2020-0469]
RIN 1625-AA08


Special Local Regulation; Boat Parade; San Diego, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Temporary final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local 
regulation (SLR) on the waters of San Diego Bay, California on 
September 6, 2020. This temporary SLR is necessary to provide for the 
safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and 
general users of the waterway. This SLR temporarily establishes a 
designated section of the commercial anchorage area as a First

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Amendment area to be used at the discretion of the the Captain of the 
Port, or his designated representative as a spectator area. Parade 
participants operating within the SLR shall comply with all 
instructions given by the on-scene PATCOM monitoring the event. During 
the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from 
anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area 
unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated 
representative.

DATES: This rule is effective from noon to 4 p.m. on September 6, 2020.

ADDRESSES: To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being 
available in the docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov, type USCG-
2020-0469 in the ``SEARCH'' box and click ``SEARCH.'' Click on Open 
Docket Folder on the line associated with this rule.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, 
call or email Lieutenant Commander Merridith Morrison, Waterways 
Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego, CA; telephone (619) 278-
7656, email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Table of Abbreviations

CFR Code of Federal Regulations
DHS Department of Homeland Security
FR Federal Register
NPRM Notice of proposed rulemaking
Sec.  Section
U.S.C. United States Code

II. Background Information and Regulatory History

    The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary rule without prior notice 
and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 4(a) of 
the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This 
provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and 
opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those 
procedures are ``impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public 
interest.'' Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good 
cause exists for not publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) 
with respect to this rule because it is impracticable due to the short 
time between the Coast Guard becoming aware of the event on July 24, 
2020, and the scheduled event occurring on September 6, 2020. The 
marine event sponsor of this boat parade is expecting to draw a high 
concentration of vessels to the San Diego Bay area along the proposed 
parade route. Traditionally, the San Diego Bay area serves as a major 
thoroughfare for commercial traffic, naval operations, ferry routes, 
and a number of other recreational uses. The Coast Guard is 
establishing this SLR to monitor the parade before, during, and after 
the event to minimize impacts on this congested waterway. We must 
establish this SLR by September 6, 2020 to ensure the safety of 
individuals, property, and the marine environment and we do not have 
sufficient time to request and respond to comments.
    Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause 
exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after 
publication in the Federal Register. Delaying the effective date of 
this rule would be contrary to public interest because immediate action 
is needed to respond to the potential safety hazards associated with 
the location, size and complexity of the boat parade that is planned to 
take place on September 6, 2020.

III. Legal Authority and Need for Rule

    The Coast Guard is issuing this rule under authority in 46 U.S.C. 
70041. The Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector San Diego has determined 
that potential hazards associated with the proposed parade will be a 
safety concern for anyone within the vicinity of the parade route. This 
rule is needed to protect personnel, vessels, spectators, and the 
marine environment in the navigable waters within the SLR during the 
enforcement period of this rule.

IV. Discussion of the Rule

    This rule establishes an SLR from noon until 4 p.m. on September 6, 
2020. The SLR will cover all navigable waters on a pre-determined 
course in the northern portion of the San Diego Main Ship Channel from 
Shelter Island Basin, past the Embarcadero, crossing the federal 
navigable channel and ending off of Coronado Island. This SLR will also 
temporarily establish a 200 yard radius within the commercial anchorage 
as a First Amendment area to be used as authorized by the Captain of 
the Port, or his designated representative. The First Amendment area 
will encompass all navigable waters, from surface to bottom, within 200 
yards of 32[deg]43'11.0'' N, 117[deg]10'59.8'' W, within the commercial 
vessel anchorage.
    The duration of the SLR is intended to protect personnel, vessels, 
specators, and the marine environment in these navigable waters while 
the parade is scheduled to occur. During the enforcement period, 
persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, 
or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain 
of the Port, or his designated representative.

V. Regulatory Analyses

    We developed this rule after considering numerous statutes and 
Executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses 
based on a number of these statutes and Executive orders, and we 
discuss First Amendment rights of protestors.

A. Regulatory Planning and Review

    Executive Orders 12866 and 13563 direct agencies to assess the 
costs and benefits of available regulatory alternatives and, if 
regulation is necessary, to select regulatory approaches that maximize 
net benefits. Executive Order 13771 directs agencies to control 
regulatory costs through a budgeting process. This rule has not been 
designated a ``significant regulatory action,'' under Executive Order 
12866. Accordingly, this rule has not been reviewed by the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB), and pursuant to OMB guidance it is exempt 
from the requirements of Executive Order 13771.
    This regulatory action determination is based on the size, 
location, duration, and time-of-day of the special local regulation. 
The Coast Guard will publish a LNM that details the vessel restrictions 
of the regulated area.

B. Impact on Small Entities

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, as 
amended, requires Federal agencies to consider the potential impact of 
regulations on small entities during rulemaking. The term ``small 
entities'' comprises small businesses, not-for-profit organizations 
that are independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their 
fields, and governmental jurisdictions with populations of less than 
50,000. The Coast Guard certifies under 5 U.S.C. 605(b) that this rule 
will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of 
small entities.
    While some owners or operators of vessels intending to transit the 
SLR may be small entities, for the reasons stated in section V.A above, 
this rule will not have a significant economic impact on any vessel 
owner or operator.
    Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement 
Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-121), we want to assist small 
entities in understanding this rule. If the rule would affect your 
small business, organization, or governmental jurisdiction and you have 
questions concerning its provisions or options for compliance, please 
call or email the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section.

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    Small businesses may send comments on the actions of Federal 
employees who enforce, or otherwise determine compliance with, Federal 
regulations to the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory 
Enforcement Ombudsman and the Regional Small Business Regulatory 
Fairness Boards. The Ombudsman evaluates these actions annually and 
rates each agency's responsiveness to small business. If you wish to 
comment on actions by employees of the Coast Guard, call 1-888-REG-FAIR 
(1-888-734-3247). The Coast Guard will not retaliate against small 
entities that question or complain about this rule or any policy or 
action of the Coast Guard.

C. Collection of Information

    This rule will not call for a new collection of information under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520).

D. Federalism and Indian Tribal Governments

    A rule has implications for federalism under Executive Order 13132, 
Federalism, if it has a substantial direct effect on the States, on the 
relationship between the National Government and the States, or on the 
distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of 
government. We have analyzed this rule under that Order and have 
determined that it is consistent with the fundamental federalism 
principles and preemption requirements described in Executive Order 
13132.
    Also, this rule does not have tribal implications under Executive 
Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments, because it does not have a substantial direct effect on 
one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal 
Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and 
responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes.

E. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act

    The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531-1538) 
requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary 
regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may 
result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in 
the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 (adjusted for 
inflation) or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in 
such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere 
in this preamble.

F. Environment

    We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security 
Directive 023-01, Rev. 1, associated implementing instructions, and 
Environmental Planning COMDTINST 5090.1 (series), which guide the Coast 
Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(42 U.S.C. 4321-4370f), and have determined that this action is one of 
a category of actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a 
significant effect on the human environment. This rule involves an SLR 
lasting only 4 hours that will monitor entry to the SLR for the 
duration of the enforcement period to cover before, during and after 
the parade has concluded. It is categorically excluded from further 
review under paragraph L61 of Appendix A, Table 1 of DHS Instruction 
Manual 023-01-001-01, Rev. 1. A Record of Environmental Consideration 
supporting this determination is available in the docket. For 
instructions on locating the docket, see the ADDRESSES section of this 
preamble.

G. Protest Activities

    The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of protesters. 
Protesters are asked to call or email the person listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to coordinate protest activities so 
that your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or 
security of people, places or vessels. All non-participant vessels or 
persons engaged in protest activity will be directed to the commercial 
vessel anchorage if they wish to remain in the regulated area.

List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 100

    Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements, Waterways.

    For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 
33 CFR part 100 as follows:

PART 100--SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS

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1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  46 U.S.C. 70041; 33 CFR 1.05-1.


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2. Add Sec.  100.T11-034 to read as follows:


Sec.  100.T11-034  President Trump Boat Parade, San Diego, CA.

    (a) Regulated areas. The regulations in this section apply to the 
following area:
    (1) All navigable waters, from surface to bottom, on a pre-
determined course in the northern portion of the San Diego Main Ship 
Channel from Shelter Island Basin, past the Embarcadero, crossing the 
federal navigable channel and ending off of Coronado Island.
    (2) All navigable waters, from surface to bottom, within 200 yards 
of 32[deg]43'11.0'' N, 117[deg]10'59.8'' W, within the commercial 
vessel anchorage.
    (b) Definitions. As used in this section--
    Designated representative means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, 
including a Coast Guard coxswain, petty officer, or other officer 
operating a Coast Guard vessel and a Federal, State, and local officer 
designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego 
(COTP) in the enforcement of the regulations in this section.
    Participant means all persons and vessels registered with the event 
sponsor as a participants in the race.
    (c) Regulations. (1) All non-participants are prohibited from 
entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the 
regulated area described in paragraph (a) of this section unless 
authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego or their 
designated representative.
    (2) To seek permission to enter, contact the COTP or the COTP's 
representative by calling the Sector San Diego JHOC at 619-278-7033. 
Those in the regulated area must comply with all lawful orders or 
directions given to them by the COTP or the designated representative.
    (3) All non-participants, including those engaged in protest 
activity, may be directed by a designated representative to the 
enforcement area described in section (a)(2) of this section, where 
they must remain during the effective period unless otherwise 
authorized or directed.
    (4) The COTP will provide notice of the regulated area through 
advanced notice via broadcast notice to mariners and by on-scene 
designated representatives.
    (d) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from noon to 
4 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020.

    Dated: August 14, 2020.
T.J. Barelli,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego.
[FR Doc. 2020-18962 Filed 8-26-20; 8:45 am]
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