California Government Code
(a) The administrator shall evaluate all pilotage areas in the state. This evaluation shall include all of the following:
(1) The effectiveness of the state licensing program.
(2) The policies and procedures for investigating pilot incidents by either the Coast Guard or the State Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun.
(3) The feasibility and desirability of applying a surcharge in addition to other fees for pilotage for the purposes of providing expanded pilot training.
(b) The administrator will contact the various pilotage groups, the Coast Guard, and the maritime industry as part of his or her evaluation process.