FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CG 23-97 Friday, June 13, 1997 Contact: Carlton Perry Tel: 202-267-0979COAST GUARD REQUESTS COMMENT
In an effort to improve the safety of recreational boating, the U.S. Coast Guard announced that it is requesting comments on its boating safety regulations that are under review and being considered for potential changes.
The Coast Guard said it will provide a summary of comments received to the members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council for it to consider before an October 1997 meeting.
The following regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) are under review:
Members of the public may obtain copies of the Federal Register notice announcing this review by calling the U.S. Coast Guard Infoline at 1-800-368-5647. The notice of this review and the federal boating safety regulations are posted on the Internet at the Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety World Wide Web site: http://www.access.digex.net/~prostech/uscg/ .
Comments must reach the Coast Guard by July 28, 1997. They may be mailed to the Executive Secretary, Marine Safety Council (G-LRA, 3406) [CG D97-029], U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20593-0001. Comments also may be delivered to Room 3406 in the building at this address between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. EDT, except on federal holidays.
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