The Department of Labor proposed rule changes to the Longshore act in response to the removal of the 65ft limitation for recreational marine repair/service business February 2009.
Full details of the proposed rule change can be found at
We have analyzed these changes and have posted our position with the DOL as a formal comment. You can find a copy of our position paper and our proposal for a better rule at
http://resource.ligmarine.com/Proposed Longshore Rules 701.pdf
If you have comments for the DOL on these proposals, you need to submit them before the close of tomorrow, Thursday November 18th - the easiest way is through the website http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#home enter 1240-AA02 in the search box and “PROPOSED RULES” in the document type to locate the rule and submit your comments .
If you want to read comments that have been posted by others, change the document type to public submissions.