PDFRCW 88.16.130

Unlicensed pilot liable for payment of ratesPenalty for refusing to employ licensed pilot.

Any person not holding a license as pilot under the provisions of this chapter who pilots any vessel subject to the provisions of this chapter on waters covered by this chapter shall pay to the board the pilotage rates established by the utilities and transportation commission under RCW 81.116.010 through 81.116.060. Any master or owner of a vessel required to employ a pilot licensed under the provisions of this chapter who refuses to do so when such a pilot is available shall be punished pursuant to RCW 88.16.150 as now or hereafter amended and shall be imprisoned in the county jail of the county wherein he or she is so convicted until said fine and the costs of his or her prosecution are paid.
[ 2018 c 107 § 6; 2013 c 23 § 533; 1977 ex.s. c 337 § 14; 1967 c 15 § 8; 1935 c 18 § 11; RRS § 9871-11. Prior: 1907 c 147 § 4.]


Effective date2018 c 107: See note following RCW 88.16.055.
Severability1977 ex.s. c 337: See note following RCW 88.16.005.