61G14-15.004: Boarding and Disembarking
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect is to update the existing language in this rule related to boarding and disembarking for Fort Pierce and Port St. Joe pilots.
SUMMARY: The existing language in this rule related to boarding and disembarking for Fort Pierce and Port St. Joe pilots is updated.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: The Board has determined that the proposed rule will not have an impact on small business. 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: 310.002, 310.141 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:
61G14-15.004 Boarding and Disembarking.
(1) Except when subsection (2) applies, pilots shall board inbound vessels before or at the time they cross the Territorial Sea Line of Demarcation and disembark from outbound vessels at or after the time they cross such line; or, board and disembark vessels at the traditional pilot station, as approved by the Board and specifically listed below:
(a) through (c) No change.
(d) Fort Pierce: Pilots board and disembark off the sea buoy in the vicinity of 27º 28.6'
28.5´ N 80º 15.4' 16.2´ W.
(e) through (k) No change.
(l) Port St. Joe: Pilots board inbound vessels 2 miles offshore of Buoy 2.
about 1 mile outside St. Joseph Bay Entrance Lighted Whistle Buoy “SJ” in the vicinity of 29º 51.5' 52.0´ N 85º 30.7' 29.5´ W. The pilot will leave outbound vessels in the vicinity of between lighted Buoy #2 and St. Joseph Bay Entrance Buoy. At time the Port St. Joe Pilot may not be available and vessels will be required to proceed to the Panama City pilot station to embark or disembark the pilot.
(m) through (n) No change.
(2) No change.
Specific Authority 310.185 FS. Law Implemented 310.002, 310.141 FS. History–New 7-2-89, Amended 11-28-90, Formerly 21SS-8.012, 21SS-15.004, Amended .