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SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE ALASKA BOARD OF MARINE PILOTS

Brief Description: The Board of Marine Pilots proposes to update regulations relating to regional requirements and apprenticeship program for deputy marine pilots.

The Board of Marine Pilots (Board) proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 12, Chapter 56, of the Alaska Administrative Code including the following:

  1. 12 AAC 56.028. Regional requirements for deputy marine pilot license, is proposed to amend the regional training experience requirements for deputy marine pilot license.
  2. 12 AAC 56.033 Deputy marine pilot apprenticeship program, is proposed to amend the apprenticeship training experience requirements, and to conform with the changes made in 12 AAC 56.028.

This is a SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE adding to the NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES that was issued on March 26, 2020, concerning these proposed regulation revisions contained in the Department of Law file number 2020101086. This SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE is being issued because the Board tabled its proposed changes dealing with deputy marine pilot apprenticeship program under its initial Notice of Proposed changes, added conforming amendments to regional requirements for deputy marine pilot license, and is extending the written comment period regarding these proposed regulation changes. If you previously submitted written comments under the March 26, 2020 Notice of proposed Changes, you need not resubmit those comments under this notice as those comments are part of the record and will be considered by the Board.

You may comment on the proposed regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed changes, by submitting written comments to Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK  99811-0806. Additionally, the Board will accept comments by facsimile at (907) 465-2974 and by electronic mail at RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov. Comments may also be submitted through the Alaska Online Public Notice System by accessing this notice on the system at http://notice.alaska.gov/200001, and using the comment link. The comments must be received not later than 4:30 p.m. on December 9, 2020. Comments received after this deadline will not be considered by the Board.

You may submit written questions relevant to the proposed action to Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK  99811-0806 or by e-mail at RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov. The questions must be received at least 10 days before the end of the public comment period. The Board will aggregate its response to substantially similar questions and make the questions and responses available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and on the Board’s website at https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofMarinePilots.aspx. The Board may, but is not required to, answer written questions received after the 10-day cut-off date and before the end of the comment period.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact Jun Maiquis at (907) 465-2537 or RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov not later than December 2, 2020 to ensure that any necessary accommodation can be provided.

A copy of the proposed regulation changes is available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and by contacting Jun Maiquis at (907) 465-2537 or RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov, or go to https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/MAR-1020-Part2.pdf.

After the public comment period ends, the Board will either adopt the proposed regulation changes or other provisions dealing with the same subject, without further notice, or decide to take no action.  The language of the final regulation may be different from that of the proposed regulation. You should comment during the time allowed if your interests could be affected. Written comments and questions received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

Statutory Authority: AS 08.62.040; AS 08.62.093; AS 08.62.097; AS 08.62.175
Statutes Being Implemented, Interpreted, or Made Specific: AS 08.62.040; AS 08.62.093; AS 08.62.097; AS 08.62.175

Fiscal Information: The proposed regulation changes are not expected to require an increased appropriation.

DATE: 11/3/2020
Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing

For each occupation regulated under the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, the Division keeps a list of individuals or organizations who are interested in the regulations of that occupation.  The Division automatically sends a Notice of Proposed Regulations to the parties on the appropriate list each time there is a proposed change in an occupation's regulations in Title 12 of the Alaska Administrative Code.  If you would like your address added to or removed from such a list, send your request to the Division at the address above, giving your name, either your e-mail address or mailing address (as you prefer for receiving notices), and the occupational area in which you are interested.

ADDITIONAL REGULATION NOTICE INFORMATION
(AS 44.62.190(d))

1.   Adopting agency: Board of Marine Pilots – Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing.

2.   General subject of regulation: Regional requirements for deputy marine pilot license and deputy marine pilot apprenticeship program.

3.     Citation of regulation: 12 AAC 56.028 and 12 AAC 56.033.

4.   Department of Law file number: 2020101086 (Part 2).

5.   Reason for the proposed action: Update and clarification of current regulations.

6.   Appropriation/Allocation: Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing – #2360.

7.   Estimated annual cost to comply with the proposed action to:
    
A private person: None known.
       Another state agency: None known.
       A municipality: None known.

8.   Cost of implementation to the state agency and available funding (in thousands of dollars):  No costs are expected in FY 2021 or in subsequent years.

9.   The name of the contact person for the regulation:
    
Renee Hoffard, Marine Pilot Coordinator
       Board of Marine Pilots
       Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
       Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
       Telephone: (907) 465-2525
       E-mail: renee.hoffard@alaska.gov

10.   The origin of the proposed action: Board of Marine Pilots.

11.   Date: 11/3/2020
Prepared by: Jun Maiquis, Regulations Specialist

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Created 11/3/2020 10:34:26 AM by jcmaiquis
Modified 11/3/2020 10:39:11 AM by jcmaiquis
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Details

Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: 2020101086 (Part 2)
 
Publish Date: 11/3/2020
Archive Date: 12/10/2020
 
Events/Deadlines:
  • Comments Deadline
    12/9/2020 4:30pm