46 CFR 1.01-20 - Suspension and revocation proceedings.
(a) The Commandant takes final agency action on each proceeding concerned with revocation.
(b) The Commandant has delegated authority to the Vice Commandant in 33 CFR 1.01-40 to take final agency action under subparts I, J, and K of part 5 of this chapter on each proceeding except on a petition or appeal in a case on which an order of revocation has been issued.
(2) Conduct hearings under 46 U.S.C. chapter 77;
(3) Train new Administrative Law Judges assigned to conduct hearings under 46 U.S.C. chapter 77;
(4) Review the written decisions and orders of each Administrative Law Judge assigned to conduct a hearing under 46 U.S.C. chapter 77; and
(5) Act as adviser to the Chief Counsel in preparation of the final action of proceedings conducted under subparts I, J, and K of part 5 of this chapter.
(d) The Chief Counsel of the Coast Guard, under the general direction and supervision of the Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard:
(1) Acts as an adviser and as a special assistant to the Commandant in matters of law; and