Florida Marine Contractors Association
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FMCA Library of Issues & Information

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May 2008 Marine Contractors Longshore Resource Center (sponsored by LIG Marine) Insurance
May 2008 Construction Licensing Officials Association of Florida (CLOAF) presentation by FMCA's Executive Director Licensing, Insurance & Permitting
January 2008 DEP proposed 18-21 Rule rate increases (links to the DEP website)Regulation
January 2008 Florida Marine Contractor Specialty License Language Licensing
August 2007 A Board Member Primer -- The Responsibilities and Opportunities of a Board Member Organization
March 2007 Legislature's Report on Improving Consistency and Predictability in Dock & Marina Permitting Regulation
February 2007 FWC report on manatee protection Regulation/Science
January 2007 FMCA Comments on Manatee Management Plan Science/Regulation/Manatees
January 2007 Big Boats Are More Dangerous! (A peerreview study by Butch Rommel and others) Science/Manatees
January 2007 Updated Bylaws -- Everyone gets the vote! Chapters created Organization
July 2006 Updated by-laws create districts and formalize insurance requirements Organization
July 2006 Class Code 6006F for Marine Construction implemented in Florida Insurance
January 2006 NCCI Proposed "Finding" to Create a Florida Marine Contracting Code: 6006F Insurance
October 2005 Army Corps Proposal to Delegate Permitting to City of Cape Coral (PDF)Regulation
September 2005Revised Association By-Laws enlarging Board and creating a Professional Board Director position Organization
August 2005 Proposal for a Technical Report Documenting Methods of Propeller Cut Analysis by James WoodScience/Manatees
January 2005 Fish & Wildlife Service "Interim II" Permitting Guidance (PDF)Manatee/Permitting
November 2004 Florida Senate Working Waterfront Review (PDF) Public Access
June 2003 NOAA on Potential "Threat" of Docks (PDF)Permitting
February 2003View H.R. 4811, introduced in 2002 to reform Longshoreman insuranceInsurance
February 2003Download FMCA Input concerning more manatee protection (204K Word file)Manatees
January 2003Download FMCA Official Comment on proposed FWS Rules (272K Word File)Manatees
The Evolving Regulatory NightmareRegulation
August 2001U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Final Interim Manatee StrategyManatees
August 2001FMCA Press Release re: US Fish and Wildlife and ManateesManatees
July 2001Manatee and Boating Fact SheetManatees
July 2001Florida Manatee Recovery PlanManatees
June 2001Announcement of proposed manatee protection zones delayed for third time Manatees
June 2001FMCA Gains Local SupportManatees
June 2001FFWCC Accepts Save the Manatee Club AgreementManatees
June 2001Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation ActInsurance
May 2001A Letter from Jeb Bush, governor of FloridaManatees
May 2001A Federal ScamManatees
May 2001Attack on CCA Treated Material CCA
May 2001The Manatee DilemmaManatees
March 2001CCA Report on Status of Florida Manatees

March 2001FMCA Newsletter Supplement on the Manatee IssueManatees