WSR 18-07-075
[Filed March 19, 2018, 12:09 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 363-116-0751 Qualifications for pilot applicants.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 88.16 RCW, Pilotage Act.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The board is considering changes to the qualifications for pilot applicants to include a category specifically for articulated tug barge and expansion of the qualification chart to include the substitutions listed in subsection (2) of the WAC for clarity, in preparation of future marine pilot exams.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The board will be considering revised amendments to this rule and will be discussing them in regular session board meetings. Stakeholder comments are welcome. Upon further review and consideration of recommended revisions, a public hearing will be scheduled to consider the proposed new rule pursuant to formal notice requirements.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jaimie Bever, Executive Director, 2901 Third Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121, phone 206-515-3887, fax 206-515-3906, email, web site
March 19, 2018
Jaimie C. Bever
Executive Director