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2017 Regular Session



State Boat Act - Vessel Operation - Prohibition When Individual on the Bow, Gunwale, or Transom

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias


In the Senate - Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Prohibiting an individual from operating a vessel on the waters of the State while another individual is riding on or suspended from the vessel's bow, gunwale, or transom in a dangerous manner; establishing a maximum penalty of $300 for a violation of the Act; and authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt specified regulations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Mathias
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB1609
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Boats and Ships
Emergency Bills
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Natural Resources, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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November 28, 2017 1:14 P.M.