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Title XXII
PORTS AND HARBORS
Chapter 310
PILOTS, PILOTING, AND PILOTAGE
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F.S. 310.183
310.183 Immediate inactivation of license or certificate for certain violations; rules.
(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.
History.s. 353, ch. 94-119.