Chapter 88.16 RCW

PILOTAGE ACT

Sections
Legislative declaration of policy and intent.
Board of pilotage commissionersCreatedChairpersonMembersTermsQualificationsVacanciesQuorum.
Board of pilotage commissionersOfficeCompensation and travel expenses of membersEmployment of personnel.
Board of pilotage commissionersPowers and duties.
Oaths and subpoenasCompelling attendance of witnessesContempt.
Pilotage districts and waters affected.
Pilotage account.
Vessels exempted and included under chapterFeePenalty.
Pilot and pilot trainee licensesQualificationsDurationAnnual feeExaminations and evaluationsTraining program and licensePenaltyReporting requirements.
Pilots' licensesRevocation, suspension, etc., ofReprimand or fineOther disciplinary actionsProcedureJudicial review.
Pilots' licensesMandatory termination of.
Mandatory rest periods for pilots and pilot traineesRulesAssignment refusalPenalty.
Size and type of vessels prescribed for newly licensed pilotRules.
Pilots or pilot trainees may testify without sanctions for doing so.
Pilots to file quarterly reportContents.
Limiting liability of pilots and any countywide port district in Grays Harbor pilotage districtDeemed in public interest.
Limited liability of pilots and pilot traineesLiability of vessel, owner, or operator not limited.
Failure to observe pilotage ratePenalty.
Unlicensed pilot liable for payment of ratesPenalty for refusing to employ licensed pilot.
Deviations from state lawDuty to submit pilot's report.
Assignment of pilots to vesselsRequest that pilot not be assignedHearing on request.
Pilot's lien for compensation.
General penaltyCivil penaltyJurisdictionDisposition of finesFailure to inform of special directions, gross misdemeanor.
Vessel master to make certification before pilotage service offeredProcedure upon refusalRulesPenaltiesException.
Severability and short title.
Oil tankersIntent and purpose.
Oil tankersState licensed pilot required.
Oil tankersRestricted watersStandard safety features requiredExemptions.
Oil tankersNot to exceed speed of escorting tug.
Vessel designed to carry liquefied natural or petroleum gas to adhere to oil tanker provisions.
Board of pilotage commissioners authorized to adopt rulesGrays Harbor pilotage districtTug escort requirements/safety measures for certain oil tankers.
NOTES:
Unlicensed pilotage: RCW 88.08.060.
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