Great Lakes Pilotage

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Considers S. 3019, to provide program to license pilots of vessels sailing U.S. waters of Great Lakes or St. Lawrence Seaway.

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Page 4 - If any provision of this Act, or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.
Page 1 - Great Lakes" means Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, their connecting and tributary waters, the St. Lawrence River as far east as Saint Regis, and adjacent port areas. (6) "Other officer...
Page 3 - ... sum the vessel shall be liable and may be seized and proceeded against by process in any district court of the United States by any person; one-half such sum to be payable to the informer and the other half to the United States. "SEC. 3. That this Act shall take effect at a time to be fixed by the President by Proclamation issued for that purpose.
Page 72 - That the following rules for preventing collisions shall be followed in the navigation of all public and private vessels of the United States upon the Great Lakes and their connecting and tributary waters as far east as Montreal.
Page 2 - ... or under any other law or regulation administered or prescribed by the Coast Guard, except that upon revocation or suspension by the Coast Guard the Secretary shall revoke or suspend the pilot's registration. The Secretary shall advise the Coast Guard of the name and Coast Guard license number of each pilot who has been registered or whose registration has been revoked or suspended. The Coast Guard shall advise the Secretary of the name of any registered pilot whose license has been revoked or...
Page 34 - Agreement, means all of the Great Lakes, their connecting and tributary waters, and the St. Lawrence River as far east as the lower exit of the Lachine Canal and the Victoria Bridge at Montreal...
Page 14 - Pilots 401.500 Penalties for violations. Any person who violates any provision of this part shall be liable to the United States in a civil penalty not exceeding $500 for each violation. Such penalty may be remitted or mitigated, upon application therefor, by the Commandant upon such terms as he, in his discretion, shall think proper. [26 FR 953, Jan.
Page 2 - Secretary may — (1) establish such rules and regulations for the operation of a pool or pools as he may deem necessary ; (ii) require that pooling be coordinated on a reciprocal basis with similar arrangements established by the appropriate agency of Canada ; (iii) limit the number of pools ; (iv) audit and inspect the administration and operation of a pool or pools; and (v) prescribe uniform systems of accounts for a pool or pools.
Page 38 - The Secretary is authorized to arrange with the appropriate agency of Canada for the establishment of joint or identical rates, charges, and any other conditions or terms for services by registered pilots in the waters of the Great Lakes.
Page 2 - Such qualifications, terms, and conditions shall not include matters relating to a pilot's professional competency nor be inconsistent -with his duties under the license issued to him by the Coast Guard, which matters shall remain the responsibility of the Coast Guard.