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SB 1562: Motorboat Engine Cutoff Switches


Motorboat Engine Cutoff Switches; Citing this act as the "Ethan’s Law"; requiring the use of an engine cutoff switch when operating certain motorboats that are making way; providing penalties, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Environment and Natural Resources
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/23/2021 Senate • Filed
    3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 149
    • Introduced -SJ 149
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Environment and Natural Resources

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  • SB 1562, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/23/2021 at 12:17 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1099 Vessel Safety Equipment McFarland Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    327.02 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    327.391 Airboats regulated. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.50 Vessel safety regulations; equipment and lighting requirements. Page 2 (pdf)
    327.54 Liveries; safety regulations; penalty. Page 4 (pdf)
    327.73 Noncriminal infractions. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.731 Mandatory education for violators. Page 4 (pdf)

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