Coast Guard July 10, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
The Coast Guard is establishing one special local regulation for a regatta and four safety zones for two fireworks displays and two swim events within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound (LIS) Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. The special local regulation and safety zones will facilitate public notification of the event and provide protective measures for the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by COTP Sector Long Island Sound.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
The Coast Guard will enforce various special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9:00 a.m. on June 21, 2013 through 7:00 p.m. on July 28, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. Enforcement of these special local regulations rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in specified areas immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments; Correction
The Coast Guard published a final rule in the Federal Register on July 1, 2013, making non-substantive corrections throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. In fixing a non-substantive typographical error, that document inadvertently replaced two words. This rule corrects that action and reverts the inadvertently replaced language to its original wording.