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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-AW66 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Wildlife and Fisheries; Clean Vessel Act Grant Program 
Abstract:

We propose to update regulations that tell States how to apply for and receive grants under the Clean Vessel Act program. The program provides funds for States to install facilities for boaters to dispose of septic waste from vessels with holding tanks, and to provide information and education on the use, location, and benefits of pump-out facilities. Public Law 109-59 (August 10, 2005) amended the Clean Vessel Act.  In 2008, the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council made 30 recommendations for improving the program in the areas of administration, reporting, funding, project maintenance, and operation. The Service is working with a Federal/State team and the States Organization for Boating Access in identifying areas for improvement that will assist States in completing successful projects.

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  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: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 85   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1322 as amended    16 U.S.C. 777c   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  09/14/2015  80 FR 55078   
ANPRM Comment Period End  11/13/2015 
NPRM  09/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: wsfrprograms.fws.gov/Subpages/GrantPrograms/CVA/CVA.htm  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Lisa E. Van Alstyne
Fish and Wildlife Administrator
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Branch of Policy, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: WSFR,
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone:703 358-1942
Email: lisa_van_alstyne@fws.gov