Chapter 47.60 RCW
PUGET SOUND FERRY AND TOLL BRIDGE SYSTEM
Sections
Definitions.
Ferry system, toll bridges, and facilities authorizedPower to contract, sell, and lease back.
Emergency powers of governor to insure continued operation of ferry and toll bridge systemCost reimbursement.
"Washington State Ferries"Name authorized.
State ferry system a public mass transportation system.
Eminent domainCondemnation proceedings.
Existing contractsPrior negotiations and bids validated.
Survey by department.
Improvement of facilitiesFinancing.
Revenue bonds authorizedIssuanceConditionsNegotiabilityInterim bonds.
Determining amount of bonds to be issued.
Sale of bondsDeposit, disbursement of proceeds.
Bonds are legal investment for state moneys.
Bondholders may compel performance.
Refunding bondsAuthorizationAmountInterestConditions.
Refunding bondsPayable from revenues.
Refunding bondsDispositionLaws applicable.
Other crossingsInfringement of existing franchisesWaivers (as amended by 2003 c 83).
Other crossingsInfringement of existing franchisesWaivers (as amended by 2003 c 373).
Ferries, terminal facilitiesInterim revenue warrants authorized.
Revenue refunding bonds to redeem interim warrants.
Interim warrants and refunding bondsLaws applicable.
Unit or combined operationContinuous projectRental, charter, lease of system propertySale of unneeded property.
Charter of state ferriesHazardous materials.
System as self-liquidating undertakingPowers of departmentConcessions.
Historic ferriesAcquisition by qualified persons or organizations.
Ferries revolving fundDeposit of excess funds.
Consent to liability not general liability of state.
Seamen may sue for injuriesVenue.
Department as common carrierRights and liabilities.
Liability for damages as to persons or property.
Liability to persons other than shippers or passengersLimitation.
Claim for damagesFilingContentsTime limitations.
Payment of claims.
Venue of actionsEnforcement of judgment.
Local law enforcement officers on ferries and terminals.
Ferry serviceLummi Island to Orcas IslandLimitation on operation.
Ferry service between Port Townsend and KeystoneOperation authorized, when.
Ferry service between Port Townsend and KeystonePurpose.
Ferry user data survey.
State ferriesReview of fares and pricing policiesProposals.
State ferriesScope of reviewPeriodic reviews required.
State ferriesLocal expressionsFerry advisory committees.
Fares and pricing policiesAdoption scheduleRevenuesVessel replacement surcharge.
Capital vessel replacement accountTransfer prohibition, authorization.
Operational strategies for asset utilization.
Public participationLegislative approval.
Appropriation limitationsCapital program cost allocation.
Vessel maintenance and preservation programReport.
Life-cycle cost model on capital assets.
Terminal and vessel preservation funding requestsPredesign study.
Terminal and vessel design standards.
Capital plan.
Vessel rebuild and replacement plan.
Terminal improvement, vessel improvement, and vessel acquisition project funding requestsPredesign studyPrioritization.
Additional requirements for vessel improvement and vessel acquisition funding requests.
Refunding bonds authorized, 1961 Act.
Additional revenue bonds, refunding bonds, authorized, 1961 ActPrior charge against Puget Sound capital construction account if ferry system revenues insufficient.
Additional revenue bonds, refunding bonds, authorized, 1961 ActAgreement to continue imposition of certain taxes.
Additional revenue bonds, refunding bonds, authorized, 1961 ActFerry system a revenue-producing undertakingDebt serviceTolls on ferry system and Hood Canal bridge.
Acquisition of additional ferriesLegislative findingDepartment authority.
Puget Sound capital construction accountCreatedUse.
Puget Sound ferry operations account.
Parking or holding area for ferry patrons in conjunction with municipal off-street parking facilities.
General obligation bondsFerriesAuthorizedPurposesPassenger-only vesselsIssuance, sale, and retirement.
Disposition of proceeds from sale of bonds.
BondsTermsPrincipal and interest payable from proceeds of state excise taxes on motor vehicle and special fuels.
Repayment of bondsFund sources.
BondsPowers and duties of state finance committee.
Excess repayment fundsDisposition.
Reimbursements and transfers of funds.
Bonds legal investment for public funds.
BondsEqual charge against revenues from motor vehicle and special fuel excise taxes.
Passenger-only ferry serviceConveyance of vessels authorized.
Ferry system collaboration with passenger-only ferry service providers.
Prequalification of contractors required.
Qualifications of contractorRules to assure.
Application for prequalificationForm.
Department authority to obtain information.
Additional investigationTerms of prequalificationNotice of nonqualification.
Renewal of prequalificationNonrenewal or revocation, notice.
Rejection of bid despite prequalificationUnqualified bidder.
Appeal of refusal, modification, or revocation of prequalification.
Financial information regarding qualifying not public.
General obligation bonds1992 issuePurposeIssuance and sale.
Bonds1992 issueSupervision of sale by state finance committeeOption of short-term obligations.
Bonds1992 issueUse of proceeds.
Bonds1992 issuePayment of principal and interest from pledged excise taxes.
Bonds1992 issuePayment from ferry bond retirement fund.
Design-build ferriesIndependent owner's representativePhases defined.
Design-build ferriesNotice of request for proposals.
Design-build ferriesIssuance of request for proposals.
Design-build ferriesCost-benefit analysisEngineer's estimateSubsequent request for proposals, when required.
Design-build ferriesPhase one.
Design-build ferriesPhase two.
Design-build ferriesPhase three.
Design-build ferriesNotice to proposers not selectedAppeal.
Design-build ferriesSingle best-qualified proposerIncentivesProposal negotiationsCompensation.
FindingsSingle proposal process for new ferry vessel construction.
Ferry system operationFuel purchasing strategiesReport.
NOTES:
Bridges across navigable waters: RCW 79.110.110 through 79.110.140.
Credit permits for vehicular passage: RCW 47.56.247, 47.56.248.
Sale, lease of unneeded toll facility, ferry system propertyFranchises for utility, railway purposes: RCW 47.56.253 through 47.56.257.
Traffic violations and unlawful acts on toll facility or ferry: RCW 46.61.690.
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