Federal boating grant program changes are proposed

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed changes in the regulations governing the administration of the national Boating Infrastructure Grant Program, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported.

The proposed rule will clarify current program requirements, adjust the ranking criteria for competitive awards to correspond to the priorities in the Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act of 1998, organize questions and answers to reflect the life cycle of the grant and reword and reformat regulations following federal plain language policy and current rulemaking guidance.

Comments can be submitted online, identifying docket number FWS-R9- WSR-2011-0083, or by mail to Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS-R9- WSR-2011-0083; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Division of Policy and Directives Management; 4401 North Fairfax Drive, MS 2042-PDM; Arlington, VA 22203.

Comments must be received by May 29.

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