61G14-15.003: Safety Guidelines
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes the rule amendment to clarify language concerning safety guidelines.
SUMMARY: The Board proposes the rule amendment to clarify language concerning safety guidelines.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 310.185 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 310.0015(3)(a), 310.075(4), 310.101(1)(d) FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Robyn Barineau, Executive Director, Board of Pilot Commissioners, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0750
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
61G14-15.003 Safety Guidelines.
As used in this rule, “pilot” shall mean both a state licensed pilot and a state certified deputy pilot.
(1) through (3) No change.
(4) Each association of pilots in each port where such association(s) exists, and the licensed state pilots in each port who are not members of such association shall submit to the Board for its review and approval or rejection, the
current normal maximum allowable draft of vessels calling at the port and restrictions on bottom clearance for each channel, as required by Sections 310.075(4) and 310.101(1)(d), F.S. (5) In order to assist the board in serving the public interest in maintaining efficient and safe piloting services as required by Section 310.061, F.S., each association of pilots, in each port where such association(s) exists, and the licensed state pilots in each port who are not members of such association shall submit, for the board’s review and approval or rejection, the current pilot work schedules for the port which are best suited to meet local conditions and demands and which: (a) Insure that an adequate number of pilots is always available to handle any vessel requiring the services of a pilot; and (b) Provide sufficient off-duty time for rest; and (c) Outline procedures which provide for backup support which may become necessary due to disability or loss of available pilots.
Specific Authority 310.185 FS. Law Implemented 310.0015(3)(a), 310.075(4), 310.101(1)(d) FS. History–New 11‑6‑89, Amended 6‑26‑90, 12‑30‑91, 10‑25‑92, Formerly 21SS‑9.001, 21SS‑15.003, Amended 11‑15‑93, 1‑26‑99, 10‑4‑99, 1-7-02, 5-11-03,________.