Coast Guard July 14, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; BASS Master Fireworks Display; Saint Lawrence River, Ogden Island, Waddington, NY
Document Number: 2017-14844
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Saint Lawrence River, Ogden Island, Waddington, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Saint Lawrence River during the BASS Master Fireworks Display on July 22, 2017. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Inside Thorofare, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2017-14799
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge which carries US 40 and US 322 across the NJICW (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 7th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee-Input To Support Regulatory Reform of Coast Guard Regulations-New Task
Document Number: 2017-14772
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking TSAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the Committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. This tasking is in response to the issuance of Executive Orders 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda;'' and 13783, ``Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.'' The full Committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference on August 2, 2017, to discuss this tasking. This teleconference will be open to the public. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider TSAC recommendations as part of the process of identifying regulations, guidance, and collections of information to be repealed, replaced, or modified pursuant to the three Executive Orders discussed above.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee-Input To Support Regulatory Reform of Coast Guard Regulations-New Task
Document Number: 2017-14771
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking NOSAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the Committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. This tasking is in response to the issuance of Executive Orders 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda;'' and 13783, ``Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.'' The full Committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference on August 3, 2017, to discuss this tasking. This teleconference will be open to the public. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider NOSAC recommendations as part of the process of identifying regulations, guidance, and collections of information to be repealed, replaced, or modified pursuant to the three Executive Orders discussed above.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee-Input To Support Regulatory Reform of Coast Guard Regulations-New Task
Document Number: 2017-14770
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking MERPAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the Committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. This tasking is in response to the issuance of Executive Orders 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda;'' and 13783, ``Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.'' The full Committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference on August 8, 2017 to discuss this tasking. This teleconference will be open to the public. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider MERPAC recommendations as part of the process of identifying regulations, guidance, and collections of information to be repealed, replaced, or modified pursuant to the three Executive Orders discussed above.
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee-Input To Support Regulatory Reform of Coast Guard Regulations-New Task
Document Number: 2017-14769
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MEDMAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking MEDMAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the Committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. This tasking is in response to the issuance of Executive Orders 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda;'' and 13783, ``Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.'' The full Committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference on August 9, 2015, to discuss this tasking. This teleconference will be open to the public. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider MEDMAC recommendations as part of the process of identifying regulations, guidance, and collections of information to be repealed, replaced, or modified pursuant to the three Executive Orders discussed above.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee-Input To Support Regulatory Reform of Coast Guard Regulations-New Task
Document Number: 2017-14768
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a new task to the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). The U.S. Coast Guard is asking CTAC to help the agency identify existing regulations, guidance, and collections of information (that fall within the scope of the Committee's charter) for possible repeal, replacement, or modification. This tasking is in response to the issuance of Executive Orders 13771, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda;'' and 13783, ``Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.'' The full Committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference on August 2, 2017, to discuss this tasking. This teleconference will be open to the public. The U.S. Coast Guard will consider CTAC recommendations as part of the process of identifying regulations, guidance, and collections of information to be repealed, replaced, or modified pursuant to the three Executive Orders discussed above.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Air and Water Show, Milwaukee Harbor; Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2017-14762
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within Milwaukee Harbor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of Milwaukee Harbor due to an air and water show. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the air and water show.
Safety Zone; Oswego Harborfest Water Ski Show; Oswego Harbor, Oswego, NY
Document Number: 2017-14741
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Oswego Harbor, Oswego, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Oswego Harbor during the Oswego Harborfest Water Ski Show on July 29, 2017 and July 30, 2017. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with high speed craft and water skiers. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; St. Ignace Fireworks Displays, St. Ignace, MI
Document Number: 2017-14740
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Captain of the Port, Sault Sainte Marie zone. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of Lake Huron during firework displays in East Moran Bay. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the potential hazards associated with the fallout from the aerial displays.
Marine Safety Manual, Volume III, Parts B and C, Change-2
Document Number: 2017-14738
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change-2 to the Marine Safety Manual (MSM), Volume III, Marine Industry Personnel, and the corresponding Commandant Change Notice that highlights the changes made to that manual. MSM Volume III provides information and interpretations on international conventions and U.S. statutory and regulatory issues relating to marine industry personnel. This Commandant Change Notice discusses the substantive changes to Parts B and C of MSM Volume III. All changes are underlined in the final version and each changed page is annotated with CH-2 in the footer. The date of each change since 1999 is shown in parentheses at the end of the subsection/paragraph titles within the text of each Part as well as at the end of each NOTE. Part A will be reviewed and revised as part of a separate initiative.