33 CFR 1.05-20 - Petitions for rulemaking.

§ 1.05-20 Petitions for rulemaking.
(a) Any member of the public may petition the Coast Guard to undertake a rulemaking action. There is no prescribed form for a petition for rulemaking, but the document should provide some supporting information as to why the petitioner believes the proposed rulemaking is necessary and the document should clearly indicate that it is a petition for rulemaking. Petitions should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, Marine Safety and Security Council (CG-0943), United States Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 2nd St. SW., Stop 7121, Washington, DC 20593-7121.
(b) The petitioner will be notified of the Coast Guard's decision whether to initiate a rulemaking or not. If the Coast Guard decides not to pursue a rulemaking, the petitioner will be notified of the reasons why. If the Coast Guard decides to initiate rulemaking, it will follow the procedure outlined in this subpart. The Coast Guard may publish a notice acknowledging receipt of a petition for rulemaking in the Federal Register.
(c) Any petition for rulemaking and any reply to the petition will be kept in a public docket open for inspection.
[CGD 95-057, 60 FR 34148, June 30, 1995, as amended by USCG-2003-15404, 68 FR 37740, June 25, 2003; USCG-2008-0179, 73 FR 35001, June 19, 2008]

Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

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Executive Order ... 12777

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 1 after this date.

  • 2014-04-21; vol. 79 # 76 - Monday, April 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 22071 - Assessment Framework and Organizational Restatement Regarding Preemption for Certain Regulations Issued by the Coast Guard
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Proposed rule; notice of public meetings; request for comments.
      The public meetings will be held on the following dates: • Arlington, VA [Washington, DC-area], May 13, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. • Seattle, WA, May 16, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. The meetings may conclude before the allotted time if all matters for discussion have been addressed. Written comments and related material may also be submitted to Coast Guard personnel specified at that meeting. Those who plan to attend should notify the Coast Guard of their plans by May 6, 2014, using the contact information in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. The comment period for the proposed rule closes May 26, 2014. All comments and related material submitted after the meeting must either be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before May 26, 2014, or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
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