Seagoing Barges

Docket ID: USCG-2011-0363
Agency: Coast Guard (USCG)
Parent Agency: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
The Coast Guard would revise 46 CFR 90.05-25, 46 CFR 91.01-10 and the vessel inspection tables in 46 CFR 2.01-7, 46 CFR 24.01-5, 46 CFR 30.01-5, 46 CFR 70.05-1 46 CFR 90.05-1, and 46 CFR 188.05-1 addressing the inspection and certification of seagoing barges to align with the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1993 (46 U.S.C. 3302), which explicitly exempts certain seagoing barges from inspection. This rule also aligns the statutory definition of seagoing barges for certification purposes with 46 U.S.C. 2101(32)
RIN: 1625-AC03
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 46 CFR 90.05-25,46 CFR 91.01-10,46 CFR 2.01-7,46 CFR 24.01-5,46 CFR 30.01-5,46 CFR 70.05-1,46 CFR 90.05-1,46 CFR 188.05-1
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 46 USC 3302; 46 USC 2101(32)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/09/201378 FR 2147
NPRM Comment Period End03/11/2013
Final Rule08/29/201378 FR 53285
Final Rule Effective09/30/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: USCG - HQ
Subtype: Final Rule
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Mar 11, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/09/2013
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0007
Comment Now!
Due Feb 13, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/14/2011
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/13/2013
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0012
Posted: 08/29/2013
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0010
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 04/13/2012
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0006

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/03/2013
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0011
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 03/07/2013
ID: USCG-2011-0363-0009


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
William Abernathy
Program Manager (CG-OES-2)
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE., STOP 7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509
Washington, DC 20593-7509
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