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DOL/OWCP RIN: 1240-AA02 Publication ID: Spring 2010 
Title: Regulations Implementing the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act: Recreational Vessels 
Abstract: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 amended the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 901 to 950, to exclude from the Act's coverage certain employees who repair recreational vessels and who dismantle them for repair, regardless of the vessel's length. To implement this amendment, the Department anticipates proposing a rule that addresses the definition of recreational vessel, coverage of those employees who work in both covered employment and employment excluded under the amendment, and the interplay between State workers' compensation coverage and Longshore Act coverage for those who repair recreational vessels and who dismantle them for repair. 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 701   
Legal Authority: 33 USC 939   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/00/2010    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Related RINs: Previously reported as 1215-AB73 
Agency Contact:
Brandon Miller
Chief, Branch of Financial Management, Insurance and Assessment
Department of Labor
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Room C4315, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room C-4315,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-0925
Fax:202 693-1380
Email: miller.brandon@dol.gov