senate Bill S7314

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting certain vessels from the compulsory state pilotage requirement

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Current Bill Status Via A8949 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.26
delivered to governor
Feb 11, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.206
substituted for s7314
Feb 11, 2020 substituted by a8949
Jan 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.206
Jan 17, 2020 referred to rules

S7314 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8949
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§88, 89-a & 89-b, Nav L (as proposed in S.4200-A & A.6703-A)

S7314 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain vessels from the compulsory state pilotage requirement.

S7314 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7314 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7314

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in  relation  to  exempting  certain
  vessels from the compulsory state pilotage requirement

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  88  of  the  navigation  law,  as
amended  by  a  chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the navigation law
relating to exempting certain vessels from the compulsory state pilotage
requirement, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4200-A  and  A.
6703-A, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  Every  foreign  vessel  and  every  American vessel under register
entering or departing from the Port of New York by the way of Sandy Hook
or by the way of Sands Point or Execution Rocks, shall take a Sandy Hook
pilot licensed under the authority of this article or of the laws of the
state of New Jersey or a person  heretofore  licensed  as  a  Hell  Gate
pilot.  Notwithstanding the provisions of this subdivision, recreational
vessels  as defined in section 2101[(25)] (34) of title 46 of the United
States Code of less than two hundred feet in length may be exempted from
the compulsory state pilotage requirement at the discretion of the board
of commissioners of pilots.  Whenever the services of such a  pilot  are
refused,  the master, owners or consignees, shall pay pilotage as if one
had been employed. Such pilotage shall be paid to the pilot first speak-
ing or offering his services as  pilot  to  such  vessel.  The  pilotage
authorized to be collected whenever a pilot shall be refused by a vessel
shall  be sued for and recovered in the name of the pilot tendering such
service. Such pilotage, when recovered,  shall  belong  to  and  may  be
retained by such pilot for his own benefit and use. Recreational vessels
as  defined  in section 2101[(25)] (34) of title 46 of the United States
Code may be exempted from  the  compulsory  state  pilotage  requirement
pursuant  to  this subdivision at the discretion of the board of commis-
sioners of pilots.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 89-a of the navigation law,  as  amended
by  a  chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the navigation law relating

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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