33 CFR 155.4020 - Complying with this subpart.
(1) If you have an existing approved vessel response plan required by § 155.1015, you must have your vessel response plan updated and submitted to the Coast Guard by February 22, 2011.
(2) All new or existing vessels operating on the navigable waters of the United States or transferring oil in a port or place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, that meet the applicability requirements of § 155.1015, that do not have an approved vessel response plan, must comply with § 155.1065.
(3) Your vessel may not conduct oil transport or transfer operations if -
(i) You have not submitted a plan to the Coast Guard in accordance with § 155.1065 prior to February 22, 2011;
(ii) The Coast Guard determines that the response resources referenced in your plan do not meet the requirements of this subpart;
(iii) The contracts or agreements cited in your plan have lapsed or are otherwise no longer valid;
(iv) You are not operating in accordance with your plan; or
(v) The plan's approval has expired.
(b) If § 155.5015 requires that you have a vessel response plan, you must have your vessel response plan submitted to the Coast Guard by January 30, 2014.