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1/16/2015: Proposed rulemaking for implementation of Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010

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The Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking proposing amendments to its passenger vessel regulations to implement the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010 with respect to deck rails, systems for detecting or recording falls overboard and for recording evidence of possible crimes, hailing devices, security guides, sexual assault response and crime scene preservation training.

The purpose of this proposed rule is to implement the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act, or CVSSA, of 2010

Comments and related material must be submitted on or before April 16, 2015.

The proposed regulations promote the Coast Guard’s maritime safety and security missions.

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