Proceedings Of The Marine

SPR 2013

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• • • • amend regulations to foreign rebuild determinations, add new safety regimes for parasail vessels, require personal Áoatation devices on tall training ships, add technical corrections to existing rules. The American public is a rich source of regulatory innovation; no good idea is discounted out of hand. The petition for rulemaking is just one way the public can communicate with its regulators. Each petition, no matter the size or complexity, contributes in its own way to the Coast Guard's regulatory mission. The uniform, fair, and public consideration of each petition is exactly the transparent, participatory, and collaborative governance the president envisioned in his memorandum. About the author: CAPT Sandra Selman has been a Coast Guard judge advocate since 1994 and currently serves in the OfÀce of the Judge Advocate General as chief of military justice. Her previous assignment was deputy of the OfÀce of Regulations, and she served as the executive secretary, Marine Safety and Security Council from 2010 to 2011. Endnotes: 1. Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Transparency and Open Government. 74 FR 4685, January 26, 2009, Presidential Documents. Washington D.C.: The White House, January 21, 2009. Available atÀce/TransparencyandOpenGovernment/. 2. 33 CFR §1.05-15. For More Information: The Coast Guard docket at is searchable by keyword or docket number. 46 Proceedings Winter 2012 | Spring 2013

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