Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing

Vessel Registration and Boating Safety
68D-23.101: Intent
68D-23.102: Scope
68D-23.103: Definitions
68D-23.104: Placement of Markers
68D-23.105: Criteria for Approval of Regulatory Markers
68D-23.106: Permit Conditions
68D-23.107: Federal System Adopted
68D-23.108: Specifications for Markers
68D-23.109: Additional Specifications for Information and Regulatory Markers
68D-23.110: Inspections and Certification
68D-23.111: Enforcement
68D-23.112: Exemptions
The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Boating and Waterways Section announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: Monday, May 17, 2010, 5:15 p.m.
PLACE: Bryant Building, Room 272, 620 S. Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL. Participants can also join the hearing by dialing 1(888)808-6959, enter Conference Code 1038827# and follow prompts to access the conference call
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Public input on proposed amendments to this rule. The rule amendments provide consistency with the proposed adoption of Chapter 68D-23, F.A.C. and repeal of Chapter 68D-18, F.A.C., to implement waterway management issues as a result of the statutory changes to Sections 327.40, 327.41, and 327.46, Florida Statutes. In addition, the rule amendments are intended to further clarify information that needs to be submitted with a uniform waterway marker permit application and municipal or county ordinance review, update United States Coast Guard referenced material as it relates to Aids to Navigation, provide definitions, clarify exemptions to permitting and designate agency contact.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Captain Richard Moore, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Law Enforcement, Boating and Waterways Section, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600, (850)488-5600,
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: ADA Coordinator at (850)488-6411. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).