50 CFR 404.5 - Requirements for a vessel monitoring system.

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§ 404.5 Requirements for a vessel monitoring system.
(a) Requirement for use. Effective August 28, 2006, an owner or operator of a vessel that has been issued a permit for accessing the Monument must ensure that such vessel has an OLE-approved, operating VMS on board when voyaging within the Monument. An operating VMS includes an operating mobile transmitting unit on the vessel and a functioning communication link between the unit and OLE as provided by an OLE-approved communication service provider. Appendix B to this part 404 provides information regarding OLE-approved transmitting units.
(b) Installing and activating the VMS. Only a VMS that has been approved by OLE may be used. When installing and activating the OLE-approved VMS, or when reinstalling and reactivating such VMS, the vessel owner or operator must:
(1) Follow procedures indicated on an installation and activation checklist, which is available from OLE; and
(2) Submit to OLE a statement certifying compliance with the checklist, as prescribed on the checklist.
(c) Interference with the VMS. No person may interfere with, tamper with, alter, damage, disable, or impede the operation of the VMS, or attempt any of the same.
(d) Interruption of operation of the VMS. When a vessel's VMS is not operating properly, the owner or operator must immediately contact OLE, and follow instructions from that office. If notified by OLE that a vessel's VMS is not operating properly, the owner and operator must follow instructions from that office. In either event, such instructions may include, but are not limited to, manually communicating to a location designated by OLE the vessel's positions or returning to port until the VMS is operable.
(e) Access to position data. As a condition of authorized access to the Monument, a vessel owner or operator subject to the requirements for a VMS in this section must allow OLE, the USCG, and their authorized officers and designees access to the vessel's position data obtained from the VMS. Consistent with other applicable laws, including the limitations on access to, and use of, VMS data collected under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Secretaries may have access to, and use of, collected data for scientific, statistical, and management purposes.
(f) Authority for installation and operation. OLE has authority over the installation and operation of the VMS unit. OLE may authorize the connection or order the disconnection of additional equipment, including a computer, to any VMS unit when deemed appropriate by OLE.
(g) Activities Regarding Vessel Monitoring Systems. Effective August 28, 2006, the following activities regarding vessel monitoring systems are prohibited and thus unlawful for any person to conduct or cause to be conducted:
(1) Operating any vessel within the Monument without an OLE type-approved mobile transceiver unit described in this section;
(2) Failing to install, activate, repair, or replace a mobile transceiver unit prior to leaving port;
(3) Failing to operate and maintain a mobile transceiver unit on board the vessel at all times as specified in this section;
(4) Tampering with, damaging, destroying, altering, or in any way distorting, rendering useless, inoperative, ineffective, or inaccurate the VMS, mobile transceiver unit, or VMS signal required to be installed on or transmitted by a vessel as specified in this section;
(5) Failing to contact OLE or follow OLE instructions when automatic position reporting has been interrupted as specified in this section;
(6) Registering a VMS or mobile transceiver unit to more than one vessel at the same time;
(7) Connecting or leaving connected additional equipment to a VMS unit or mobile transceiver unit without the prior approval of OLE; and
(8) Making a false statement, oral or written, to an authorized officer regarding the installation, use, operation, or maintenance of a VMS unit or mobile transceiver unit or communication service provider.

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    1. 79 FR 44316 - Administrative Updates to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Regulations
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      50 CFR Part 404

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION

§ 431 - National monuments; reservation of lands; relinquishment of private claims

§ 431a - Limitation on further extension or establishment of national monuments in Wyoming

§ 432 - Permits to examine ruins, excavations, and gathering of objects; regulations

§ 433 - American antiquities

§ 433a - Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial; establishment

§ 433b - Administration, protection, and development

§ 433c - Acceptance of donations of lands and funds; acquisition of land

§ 433d - Repealed.

§ 433e - Repealed.

§ 433f - Inconsistent laws repealed

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 433g - Fort Frederica National Monument; establishment

§ 433h - Donation of property; acquisition of lands

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 433i - Museum; historical markers

§ 433j - Administration, protection, and development

§ 433k - Whitman Mission National Historic Site; acquisition of land; establishment, supervision and maintenance

16 U.S. Code § -

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 433m - Authorization of appropriation

§ 433n - Change in name of Whitman National Monument

§ 434 - National monument in Riverside County, California

§ 435 - Acquiring reservation land

§ 436 - Omitted

§ 437 - Fort McHenry; restoration and preservation

§ 438 - Repairs and improvements; how made

§ 439 - Land for use of Secretary of the Treasury

§ 440 - Closure in times of national emergency

§ 440a - Change in name of Fort McHenry Park

§ 441 - Badlands National Park; establishment

§ 441a - Boundaries

§ 441b - Construction of highway by State of South Dakota

§ 441c - Administration, protection, and promotion; franchises for hotel and lodge accommodations

§ 441d - Examinations, excavations, and gathering of objects of interest within park

§ 441e - Effective date of

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 441f - Adjustment and redefinition of boundaries

§ 441g - Orders to effectuate revision of boundaries; publication

§ 441h - Jurisdiction of mining and mineral rights; patents

§ 441i - Exchanges of land

§ 441j - Revision of boundaries

§ 441k - Acquisition of property for park

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 441m - Disposition of excess gunnery range lands and reservation lands; purchase; terms and conditions; life estates and use restrictions

§ 441n - Lands outside gunnery range; exchange of lands; reservation of mineral rights; grazing and mineral development rights of Indians; execution of instruments; trust title

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 442 - George Washington Birthplace National Monument

§ 443 to 443f - Transferred

§ 444 - Petrified Forest National Monument; elimination of private holdings of land within boundaries; exchange of lands

§ 444a - Ascertainment of value of lands offered for exchange; evidence of title

§ 445 - Canyon De Chelly National Monument; establishment; boundaries

§ 445a - Rights and privileges of Navajo Indians in canyons

§ 445b - Administration by National Park Service; powers and duties

§ 445c - Pipestone National Monument

§ 445d - Acquisition of additional lands, Pipestone School Reserve and non-Federal land; redefining of boundaries; quarry rights of Indians

§ 446 - Sites for tablets at Antietam; care and supervision

§ 447 - Repealed.

§ 447a - Ocmulgee National Monument; establishment; acquisition of property

§ 447b - Donation of property; condemnation proceedings

§ 447c - Administration, protection, and development

§ 448 - Pioneer National Monument; establishment

§ 449 - Acceptance of donations of land and funds; acquisition of land

§ 450 - Administration, protection, and development

§ 450a - Chalmette, Louisiana, Monument

§ 450b to 450e - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450b to 450e - Repealed.

§ 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 450m - Acceptance of donations of lands and funds; acquisition of land

§ 450n - Administration, protection, and development

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 450p - Acquisition of property; donations

§ 450q - Administration, protection, and development

§ 450r - Ackia Battleground National Monument; establishment

§ 450s - Omitted

§ 450t - Administration, protection, and development

§ 450u - Homestead National Monument of America; establishment

§ 450v - Omitted

§ 450w - Administration; establishment of museum

§ 450x - Authorization of annual appropriations

§ 450y - Coronado National Memorial; establishment

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450z - Repealed.

§ 450aa - George Washington Carver National Monument; acquisition of land

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450bb - Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450cc - Castle Clinton National Monument; establishment

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450dd - De Soto National Memorial; establishment

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450ee - Fort Sumter National Monument; establishment

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450ff - Fort Vancouver National Historic Site; establishment

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

16 U.S. Code § 450f to 450k - Repealed. Dec. 21, 1944, ch. 634,

§ 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

§ 450hh - Saint Croix Island International Historic Site; establishment; acceptance of land; size

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

§ 450ii - Joshua Tree National Monument; revision of boundaries

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

§ 450jj - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial; authorization

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

§ 450kk - Fort Union National Monument; acquisition of site and other lands; reversions and reservations

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § -

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450gg to 450gg–3 - Repealed.

§ 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

§ 450nn - General Grant National Memorial; establishment

16 U.S. Code § -

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

§ 450pp - Roger Williams National Memorial; acquisition of site

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

16 U.S. Code § 450mm to 450mm–3 - Repealed.

§ 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

§ 450rr - R.M.S. Titanic; international maritime memorial; findings and purposes

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

§ 450ss - Findings and purposes

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 450qq to 450qq–4 - Omitted

16 U.S. Code § 460b, 460c - Repealed.

§ 668dd - National Wildlife Refuge System

§ 668ee - Definitions

§ 742f - Powers of Secretaries of the Interior and Commerce

16 U.S. Code § -

§ 1361 - Congressional findings and declaration of policy

§ 1362 - Definitions

§ 1531 - Congressional findings and declaration of purposes and policy

§ 1532 - Definitions

§ 1533 - Determination of endangered species and threatened species

§ 1534 - Land acquisition

§ 1535 - Cooperation with States

§ 1536 - Interagency cooperation

§ 1537 - International cooperation

§ 1537a - Convention implementation

§ 1538 - Prohibited acts

§ 1539 - Exceptions

§ 1540 - Penalties and enforcement

§ 1541 - Endangered plants

§ 1542 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 1543 - Construction with Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972

§ 1544 - Annual cost analysis by Fish and Wildlife Service

§ 1801 - Findings, purposes and policy

§ 1802 - Definitions

§ 1803 - Authorization of appropriations

Public Laws

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 404 after this date.

  • 2014-07-31; vol. 79 # 147 - Thursday, July 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44316 - Administrative Updates to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Regulations
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Direct final rule.
      These regulations are effective on July 31, 2014.
      50 CFR Part 404