PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed August 3, 2021, 7:46 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 363-116-078 Training program.
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 will be considering amendments and general maintenance to this rule in anticipation of a new class of pilot trainees from the 2021 marine pilot exam.
Process for Developing New Rule: Discussions regarding proposed amendments to this rule will occur at regular session board meetings as well as trainee evaluation committee meetings. The board's assistant attorney general will review any proposed language. 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 C. Bever, 2901 3rd Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121, phone 206-515-3887, email BeverJ@wsdot.wa.gov, website www.pilotage.wa.gov.
August 3, 2021
Jaimie C. Bever