WSR 97-15-120

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF

PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS

[Filed July 23, 1997, 8:06 a.m., effective August 1, 1997]

Date of Adoption: July 10, 1997.

Purpose: To establish a Grays Harbor pilotage district annual tariff.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 363-116-185.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 88.16.035.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-10-062 on May 2, 1997.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted rule reflects an 8.67% increase in all tariff categories to be charged for pilotage services in the Grays Harbor pilotage district for the 1997-98 tariff year. This is 3.53% less than the proposed increase.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Other Findings Required by Other Provisions of Law as Precondition to Adoption or Effectiveness of Rule: State statute requires annual adoption of this rule (exp. July 31, 1997) which was delayed due to a medical emergency that complicated the timeliness of this proceeding.

Effective Date of Rule: August 1, 1997.

July 21, 1997

Peggy Larson

Administrator

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 97-08-042, filed 3/28/97, effective 3/28/97)

WAC 363-116-185 Tariffs, and pilotage rates for the Grays Harbor pilotage district. Effective 0001 hours on 8-1-97 through 2400 hours 7-31-98.

classification of pilotage service rate

Piloting of vessels in the inland waters and tributaries of Grays Harbor:

Each vessel shall be charged according to its draft and tonnage. The draft charges shall be $((55.95)) 60.80 per meter (or $((17.02)) 18.50 per foot) and the tonnage charge shall be $((0.1784)) 0.1939 per net registered ton. The minimum net registered tonnage charge is $((624.27)) 678.39. The charge for an extra vessel (in case of tow) is $((356.74)) 387.67.

Boarding fee:

Per each boarding/deboarding from a

boat $((269.15))

292.49

Harbor shifts:

For each shift from dock to dock, dock to anchorage, anchorage to dock, or anchorage to anchorage $((447.50))

486.30

Delays per hour $((106.71))

115.96

Cancellation charge (pilot only) $((178.36))

193.82

Cancellation charge (pilot boat

only) $((535.09))

581.48

Travel allowance:

Boarding or deboarding a vessel off Grays Harbor entrance $((82.82))

90.00

Pilot when traveling to an outlying port to join a vessel or returning through an outlying port from a vessel which has been piloted to sea shall be paid $((624.28)) 678.41 for each day or fraction thereof, and the travel expense incurred $((624.28))

678.41

Bridge transit:

Charge for each bridge transited $((195.90))

212.88

Miscellaneous:

The balance of amounts due for pilotage rates not paid within 30 days of invoice will be assessed at 1 1/2% per month late charge.

((Adopted 6-20-96

Filed 6-28-96

Effective 0001 Hours 8-1-96 through 2400 Hours 7-31-97))

[Recodified as 363-116-185. 97-08-042, filed 3/28/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035. 96-14-062, 296-116-185, filed 6/28/96, effective 8/1/96; 95-13-054, 296-116-185, filed 6/16/95, effective 8/1/95; 94-05-006, 296-116-185, filed 2/3/94, effective 3/6/94; 93-13-055, 296-116-185, filed 6/16/93, effective 7/17/93; 93-03-080, 296-116-185, filed 1/19/93, effective 2/19/93; 92-14-069, 296-116-185, filed 6/26/92, effective 7/27/92; 91-08-008, 296-116-185, filed 3/26/91, effective 4/26/91; 90-09-013, 296-116-185, filed 4/6/90, effective 5/7/90; 89-08-042 (Order 89-3, Resolution No. 89-3), 296-116-185, filed 3/31/89; 88-05-043 (Order 88-2, Resolution No. 88-2), 296-116-185, filed 2/17/88, effective 3/21/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.16.035(4). 87-01-081 (Orders 86-9 and 86-10, Resolution Nos. 86-9 and 86-10), 296-116-185, filed 12/19/86; 85-02-048 (Order 84-5, Resolution No. 84-5), 296-116-185, filed 12/31/84; 83-15-012 (Order 83-3, Resolution No. 83-3), 296-116-185, filed 7/12/83; 82-08-016 (Order 82-1, Resolution No. 82-1), 296-116-185, filed 3/29/82; 81-07-009 (Order 81-1, Resolution No. 81-1), 296-116-185, filed 3/6/81; 80-03-081 (Order 79-6, Resolution No. 79-6), 296-116-185, filed 3/4/80; Order 2-68, 296-116-185, filed 11/1/68.]

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