RS 34:1043     

§1043.  Body of pilots; duty

A.  There shall be a body of pilots to be known as "New Orleans and Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots" whose duty it shall be to pilot sea-going vessels from the port of New Orleans to 31° North Latitude and return including the port of Baton Rouge and intermediate ports.  Such pilot's duty shall commence when the pilot reaches the bridge of the vessel to be piloted.

B.  The New Orleans and Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association may enter into agreement as provided in R.S. 34:1123 for vessels transiting above the port of Baton Rouge.

Amended by Acts 1956, No. 146, §2; Acts 1986, No. 136, §1.