Commercial Vessel Compliance

11/19/2015: Collection of information under review by Office of Management and Budget – Liquefied petroleum gas and compressed natural gas as cooking fuel on passenger vessels

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The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection the requirements for the use of liquefied petroleum gas and compressed natural gas as cooking fuel on passenger vessels.

The collection of information requires passenger vessels to post two placards that contain safety and operating instructions on the use of cooking appliances that use liquefied gas or compressed natural gas. These regulations are prescribed in both uninspected and inspected passenger vessel regulations.

The Coast Guard requests comments from owners and operators of passenger vessels.

In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing:

(1) The practical utility of the Collections;
(2) The accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collections;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

All comments and related material must be submitted on or before December 21, 2015.

For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.

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