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HB 863: Boating Safety


Boating Safety; Provides requirements for operation of recreational vessels by persons younger than specified age; revises minimum age to operate personal watercraft; removes exemption from photographic identification & boating safety identification card requirement for person accompanied in vessel by another person who meets certain criteria.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/2/2015 House • Filed
12/18/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Highway and Waterway Safety Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 74
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 73
3/11/2016 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee