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      RS 30:101.12     


§101.12. Promulgation and adoption of rules and regulations

            A. In carrying out the provisions of this Part applicable to compensation to commercial fishermen for damage to their fishing gear, the secretary shall prescribe, and from time to time amend, regulations for the filing, processing, and the fair and expeditious settlement of claims pursuant to this Part, including a time limitation on the filing of such claims and the appointment of a hearing examiner. These regulations shall ensure that the whole claim procedure is as simple as possible. Any designee of the secretary authorized to prescribe and amend such rules and regulations shall do so under the overall supervision and control of the secretary.

            B. In the promulgation of regulations pursuant to this Part, the secretary shall establish a procedure whereby a fisherman may recover for damages from an obstruction encountered previously.

            C. Any rule, regulation, or guideline shall be proposed or adopted pursuant to the rulemaking procedures set forth in the Administrative Procedure Act.

            Acts 2022, No. 100, §2, eff. July 1, 2023.

NOTE: See R.S. 30:101.15 regarding the termination of Part after June 30, 2027.

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