SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks public comment on whether to increase the period of validity for renewing endorsements on Certificates of Documentation. A separate fee of $26 for annual renewals of endorsements upon the Certificate of Documentation was established in a recent rulemaking. The Coast Guard is considering options for implementing multi-year renewals and updating the fee for services, and seeks information on factors to consider when implementing these changes.
DATES: Comments and related material must either be submitted to the online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before June 1, 2015 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
Cruiser BOAT Members who have documented vessels may want to consider weighing in and providing comment.
Here is a link to the proposed language for 46 CFR Part 67: Vessel_Documentation_Renewal_Fees.