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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Delay TWIC Reader Rule

The Coast Guard published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register today to delay the effective date for certain facilities affected by the final rule titled “Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Requirements,” which was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 23, 2016.

The Coast Guard proposes to delay the effective date for two categories of facilities by three years, until Aug. 23, 2021: Facilities that handle certain dangerous cargoes in bulk, but do not transfer these cargoes to or from a vessel, and facilities that receive vessels carrying certain dangerous cargoes in bulk, but do not, during that vessel-to-facility interface, transfer these bulk cargoes to or from those vessels.

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