Coast Guard October 18, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0003
Document Number: E7-20607
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting a revision of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0003, Coast Guard Boating Accident Report Form (CG-3865). Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0106
Document Number: E7-20606
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0106, Unauthorized Entry into Cuban Territorial Waters. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Federal Requirements for Propeller Injury Avoidance Measures
Document Number: E7-20604
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking that would require owners of non-planing recreational houseboats with propeller-driven propulsion located aft of the transom to either install a propeller guard or use a combination of other devices to avoid propeller injuries. The rulemaking is being withdrawn after reconsideration of which vessels would be subject to the proposed rule, the nature of the safety measures to be required, and the costs that would likely result.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Ouachita River, LA
Document Number: E7-20602
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the draw of the U.S. 165 bridge, mile 110.1, on the Ouachita River at Columbia, Louisiana. The drawbridge has been removed from the waterway. Therefore, the regulation controlling the operation of the drawbridge is no longer necessary.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: 07-5170
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) will meet in Arlington, VA to discuss various issues relating to the marine transportation of hazardous materials in bulk. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Taunton River, Fall River and Somerset, MA
Document Number: 07-5155
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the old Brightman Street bascule bridge across the Taunton River at mile 1.8, between Fall River and Somerset, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation, in effect from 6 a.m. on October 13, 2007 through 5 p.m. on October 27, 2007, the bridge shall open on signal after a one-hour advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.