The Marine Board is accepting comments for:
The Marine Board will be accepting public comments beginning December 1, 2013 on the following rulemaking issues:
Ocean Charter Vessel License requirements. The proposed rule amendments will update definitions, eliminate statutory language duplicity, remove state-specific carriage requirements and establish consistency with US Coast Guard license requirements in compliance with the 2013 Oregon Legislative Session, Senate Bill 25.
Guide Advisory Committee membership. The proposed rule action will establish a new process of Guide Advisory Committee membership appointment and maintain reciprocal operations on the Columbia River with the state of Washington in compliance with the 2013 Oregon Legislative Session, House Bill 2039.
Repeal Division 019: Procedures for Adopting, Amending and Repealing Local and Special Rules. Definitions and procedures previously outlined in Division 019 will be amended and included, as necessary, within Division 001.
Procedural Rules in Division 001: The agency will adopt, amend and repeal rules, as necessary, in Division 001, to establish procedure for submitting and accepting public petitions to modify or request boating regulations, identify authority, consolidate terms and definitions, and streamline its rulemaking notification procedure.
Please select the above hyperlinks to review the rulemaking filing documents. The public hearing times, meeting locations and the last day to submit public comment are listed on the individual filing documents.
Written comments can be submitted via email to email@example.com or by U.S. mail to June LeTarte, Rules Coordinator, 435 Commercial Street NE, Suite 400, P.O. Box 14145, Salem, OR 97309-5056. Comments via telephone cannot be accepted.