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Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee meeting

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee and its Subcommittees will meet in Annapolis, MD to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public via a virtual platform. There is also limited in-person access.

The meetings will take place Monday, March 28, 2022 from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., (Eastern Daylight Time), Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Please note these meetings may adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business.

Comments and supporting documentation: You are free to submit comments at any time, including orally at the meeting, but if you want Committee members to review your comments before the meeting, please submit your comments no later than March 21, 2022.

View the Federal Register notice for full details, including the agenda.

Pre-registration is required for in-person access to the meeting, and for any attending via teleconference. In-person attendance to the meeting will be limited to the first 49 registrants, with priority for members of the Committee and Coast Guard support staff.

If you are not a member of the Committee and do not represent the Coast Guard, you must request in-person attendance by contacting Mr. Jeff Decker, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509, telephone 202-372-1507 or NBSAC@uscg.mil.

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