Viability Policy Letter

The Coast Guard received a statutory directive to issue a draft policy letter pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1322(p)(6)(D)(ii). The draft is required to be posted for comment in the Federal Register for a period of 60 day. The Coast Guard is then directed to issue a final policy letter pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1322(p)(6)(D)(iv).