Current Status Bill Number:
313Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950110Primary Sponsor: McConnellAll Sponsors: McConnellDrafted Document Number: DKA\3513AC.95Residing Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public Works Committee 21 HEPWSubject: Pilotage licenses
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January 31, 1995
S. Printed 1/31/95--S.
Read the first time January 10, 1995.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 313), to amend Section 54-15-120, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to pilotage licenses, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
J. VERNE SMITH, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 54-15-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PILOTAGE LICENSES, SO AS TO DELETE THE DRAFT RESTRICTIONS FOR APPRENTICE BRANCH LICENSES AND TO DIRECT THE COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE TO ESTABLISH IN REGULATION THE TONNAGE AND DRAFT RESTRICTIONS FOR EACH SHORT BRANCH APPRENTICE LICENSE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 54-15-120(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(A) Apprentices An apprentice in the port of Charleston shall serve three years before being eligible to take an examination for a twenty-five foot license or the initial short branch license. During their apprenticeship an apprenticeship licensed pilots shall take apprentices an apprentice on board all types of vessels, so that they the apprentice may become thoroughly competent for the discharge of their piloting duties. They An initial short branch pilot shall hold a:
(1) twenty-five foot first branch license or branch with a tonnage restriction in service six months before being eligible to take an examination for a twenty-five foot the second branch license or branch with no tonnage restriction;
(2) twenty-five foot second branch license or branch with no tonnage restriction in service six months before being eligible for a thirty foot the third branch license or branch;
(3) thirty foot third branch license or branch in service one year before being eligible to take an examination for a thirty-five foot the fourth branch license or branch;
(4) thirty-five foot fourth branch license or branch in service one year before being eligible to take an examination for a full license or branch.
The Commissioners of Pilotage shall establish in regulation the tonnages and draft restrictions for each short branch license."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.