Creates a maritime division within the DoT.
Establishes within the DoT Office of Planning and Programming a Division of Maritime Planning and Policy Development, which shall perform such functions as the administrator and secretary may determine relative to: (i) the operation of water transportation in the commonwealth; (ii) the provision of policy and planning assistance for the development and intermodal connectivity of the commonwealth's ports, including but not limited to the development of port connections to rail, roadways, waterways, and marine infrastructure; and (iii) policies and programs to increase the use of the commonwealth's waterways. The division shall be under the supervision and control of the administrator, who shall be appointed by the secretary.
Pending Committee action.
02/16/2023 Referred to House Committee on Transportation.