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Federal Register Notice: National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; May 2023 meetings

April 4, 2023

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee will conduct a series of meetings over three days in Annapolis, MD to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meetings will be open to the public via a virtual platform. There is also limited in-person access.

The National Boating Safety Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (EDT) and on Friday, May 12, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. (EDT). The Boats and Associated Equipment, Prevention Through People and Strategic Planning Subcommittees will meet on Wednesday May 10, 2023, from 12:30 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. (open to public). Please note these meetings may adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business.

To ensure your comments are received by Committee members before the meeting, submit your written comments no later than May 3, 2023.

The meeting will be held at the American Boat and Yacht Council at 613 Third Street, Suite 10, Annapolis, MD 21403 (

Pre-registration is required for in-person access to the meeting, and for any attending via virtual. In-person attendance to the meeting will be limited to the first 50 registrants, with priority for members of the Committee and U.S. Coast Guard support staff to the Committee. If you are not a member of the Committee and/or U.S. Coast Guard support staff to the Committee, you must request in-person attendance by contacting Mr. Jeff Decker, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee, telephone 202–372–1507 or email

The meeting notice and agenda are available on the Federal Register under Docket Number USCG-2010-0164.

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