Background

Draft 6-18-2008

9:00 — 10:00

Introduction and Overview

What is a regulatory assessment?

Proposed approach and methodology:

  • Baseline
  • Identify major and minor impacts
  • Estimate unit costs (capital, maintenance, operation, life cycle, and other costs) where feasible
  • Aggregate annual industry costs
  • Benefits

Issues to be addressed by DOT

  • On-off
  • Effective date
  • Administrative authority
  • International treaty or foreign nation law conflicts

Latest revisions to PVAG draft

10:00 — 12:00

Identification of Major and Minor Impacts, and Unit Cost Estimates

Criteria for sorting major and minor impacts

Impacts identified through prior comments and discussions (sort as major or minor impact):

  • Guest room scoping
  • Assembly area wheelchair spaces
  • Visual alarms
  • Assistive listening systems
  • Standby power for platform lift
  • Standby power for automatic doors
  • Direction connections to performing areas
  • Pool lifts

Other impacts that should be included in regulatory assessment

12:00 — 1:00

Lunch (on your own)

1:00 — 2:00

Continuation of Identification of Major and Minor Impacts

2:00 — 3:00

Aggregation of Annual Industry Costs

Vessel replacement and growth rate:

  • Review data
  • Grouping vessels by size and construction costs

Unit cost v. percentage increase in construction cost

3:00 — 4:00

Other Issues

Alterations

Benefits

Small business criteria