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Introduced in the Senate on April 8, 2008
Introduced in the House on April 15, 2008
Currently residing in the House Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
Summary: Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/8/2008 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-3 4/9/2008 Scrivener's error corrected 4/9/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-82 4/10/2008 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-33 4/15/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-24 4/15/2008 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-24
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
April 8, 2008
S. Printed 4/8/08--S. [SEC 4/9/08 11:46 AM]
Read the first time April 8, 2008.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, RELATING TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 3135, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, relating to the Commissioners of Pilotage, designated as Regulation Document Number 3135, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
The purpose of these regulations is to establish standards for the promotion and continuance of a centralized, coordinated system of pilotage that will assure the safe and efficient movement of ocean-going shipping in to, out of and within the seaports of the State of South Carolina.
Safety shall be the primary objective of pilotage and shall focus upon the safety of vessels in transit, of vessels moored, of bridges and other waterfront structures, of channels and other navigable waterways, and protection of the marine environment.
Pilotage standards shall pursue the major objective of safety and the secondary objective of efficient movement by addressing, but not be limited to, each of the following aspects:
(1) Selection, training and qualification of pilots,
(2) Licensure and registration of pilots,
(3) Reports of accidents, risks, and other matters affecting vessel safety,
(4) Relationship to federal pilotage,
(5) Pilot logistical support systems,
(6) Vessel movement restrictions,
(7) Docking and undocking,
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