PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed June 3, 2019, 11:34 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 363-116-081 Rest period.
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 2019 legislative session resulted in changes to the board of pilotage commissioner's (BPC) statute regarding mandatory rest periods for pilots, RCW 88.16.103
. Subsequently, all provisions in this rule will be reviewed and updated accordingly including, but not limited to, definitions, mandatory rest periods, data reporting requirements, and housekeeping modifications.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Discussions regarding proposed amendments to this rule will occur at regular session BPC meetings as well as BPC's fatigue management and legislative/WAC committee meetings. Stakeholder comments are welcome. Upon review and consideration of recommended revisions, a public hearing will be scheduled 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 BeverJ@wsdot.wa.gov, web site www.pilotage.wa.gov.
June 3, 2019