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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter APart 1Subpart 1.05 → §1.05-35


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 1—GENERAL PROVISIONS
Subpart 1.05—Rulemaking


§1.05-35   Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

Under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. 553, an NPRM is generally published in the Federal Register for Coast Guard rulemakings. The NPRM normally contains a preamble statement in sufficient detail to explain the proposal, its background, basis, and purpose, and the various issues involved. It also contains a discussion of any comments received in response to prior notices, a citation of legal authority for the rule, and the text of the proposed rule.

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