(1) The department shall issue an emergency order placing on inactive status, for
a period not to exceed 15 days, the license of any pilot or certificate of any deputy
pilot who, while providing piloting services, is involved in a marine incident that
results in the death of a human or, as determined by rule of the board, substantial
physical injury to a human or significant property or environmental damage, unless
the department determines that the incident is clearly not the result of the actions
of the pilot or deputy pilot.
(2) No later than January 1, 1995, the board shall adopt rules to administer the provisions
of this section and shall have continuing authority to amend any such rules it has
adopted by that deadline. However, if the board fails to adopt such rules by that deadline, the department
shall have exclusive authority to adopt such rules.
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