Texas Transportation Code - Section 61.008. Liability To Pilot
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§ 61.008. LIABILITY TO PILOT. (a) A person who pilots a
vessel in violation of this chapter is liable for an amount equal to
the applicable pilotage rate to the pilot who first demands the
amount in writing.
(b) A pilot may bring an action to enforce this section in
district court in the county in which the violation occurred.
(c) In an action under Subsection (b), the court shall add
to the amount of any judgment in favor of a pilot court costs and
reasonable attorney's fees incurred by the pilot in obtaining the
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007