Maine Revised Statutes

§85-B. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1999, c. 355, §4 (NEW).]

1. Actively piloting.  "Actively piloting" means a person licensed as a pilot by the commission who is engaged in providing pilot services on a regular and ongoing basis within the area for which that person is licensed.
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2. Coastal waters.  "Coastal waters" means the jurisdictional area of the commission, which waters are all coastal navigable waters that are contained within, flow through, or border upon the State or any portion thereof, including those portions of the Atlantic Ocean within the jurisdiction of the State, up to state or international boundaries, and including all waters between Isle au Haut and Seal Island westward of a straight line between Western Ear Ledge on Isle au Haut drawn to Eastern Ledge on Seal Island.
[ 1999, c. 355, §4 (NEW) .]
3. Coastal zones.  "Coastal zones" means the 3 areas of Maine coastal waters relevant to the commission membership, Calais to Schoodic Point, Schoodic Point to Port Clyde, and Port Clyde to Kittery, excepting the port of Portland and Casco Bay.
[ 1999, c. 355, §4 (NEW) .]
4. Commission.  "Commission" means the Maine Pilotage Commission.
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5. Commissioner.  "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation.
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6. Department.  "Department" means the Department of Transportation.
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7. Pilotage areas.  "Pilotage areas" means specific areas of the Maine coast where the commission has established licensing requirements.
[ 1999, c. 355, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 355, §4 (NEW).

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