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DHS/USCG RIN: 1625-AB97 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Implementation of MARPOL Annex V Amendments 
Abstract:

In July 2011, the International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee amended the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships (Annex V). These Annex V amendments entered into force internationally on January 1, 2013. On February 28, 2013, the Coast Guard published an interim final rule (IFR) with request for comments to put revised implementing regulations in place for the U.S., while still allowing for changes as a result of public comment. Prior to finalizing this rule, the Coast Guard intends to publish an additional IFR to make necessary clarifications and modifications to the regulations. This rulemaking revises regulations in 33 CFR part 151 as necessary to conform to the requirements of Annex V.

 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 33 CFR 151   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1321    33 U.S.C. 1903    33 U.S.C. 1908    46 U.S.C. 6101    Pub. L. 104-227    E.O. 12777    Department of Homeland Security Delegation No 0170.1   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  MARPOL V amendments are effective January 01, 2013, and the Coast Guard must align domestic regulations for compliance with international obligations.  01/01/2013 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  02/28/2013  78 FR 13481   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  05/29/2013 
Next Action Undetermined  To Be Determined 
Additional Information: Docket ID USCG-2012-1049.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 1625-AB76 
Agency Contact:
John C. Morris
Project Manager
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, STOP 7509,
Washington, DC 20593-7509
Phone:202 372-1402
Email: environmental_standards@uscg.mil