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CS/SB 606: Boating Safety

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Garcia

Boating Safety; Citing this act as the "Boating Safety Act of 2022"; authorizing a court to impose a specified fine for certain boating collisions and accidents; requiring certain boating safety education courses and temporary certificate examinations to include specified components; requiring operators of vessels used in the instruction of water sports and activities to use engine cutoff switches and wear operative links to the switches under certain conditions; prohibiting liveries from offering a vessel for lease or rent without a livery permit, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Action: 3/8/2022 Senate - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 731
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/25/2021 Senate • Filed
    11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 38
    11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 11/30/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
    11/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 94
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 37
    1/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, 01/26/22, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    1/26/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 244
    1/28/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    2/4/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/09/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
    2/16/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/21/22, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/21/2022 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 451
    2/23/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 452
    2/24/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/22 -SJ 484
    3/1/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 479
    • Amendment(s) adopted (472652) -SJ 484
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 484
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 484
    3/1/2022 House • In Messages
    • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/4/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
    3/4/2022 House • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/HB 493
    • Read 2nd time
    • Amendment 981283 adopted
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    3/7/2022 House • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 112, NAYS 1
    3/7/2022 Senate • In returning messages
    3/8/2022 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (981283) -SJ 731
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 1 -SJ 731
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 731

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  • CS/SB 606, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/8/2022 at 7:51 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 493 (c3) Boating Safety Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 606
    H 701 (c2) Boating and Vessel Safety Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Appropriations
    S 1650 Boating and Vessel Safety Gruters Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Environment and Natural Resources

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    327.30 Collisions, accidents, and casualties. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.395 Boating safety education. Page 4 (pdf)
    327.50 Vessel safety regulations; equipment and lighting requirements. Page 5 (pdf)
    327.54 Liveries; safety regulations; penalty. Page 5 (pdf)
    327.73 Noncriminal infractions. Page 11 (pdf)
    327.731 Mandatory education for violators. Page 17 (pdf)
    328.03 Certificate of title required. Page 18 (pdf)
    328.48 Vessel registration, application, certificate, number, decal, duplicate certificate. Page 19 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2019-76 Page 18 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 606, Engrossed 2 Posted 3/8/2022 at 6:47 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 493 (c3) Boating Safety Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 606
    H 701 (c2) Boating and Vessel Safety Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Appropriations
    S 1650 Boating and Vessel Safety Gruters Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Environment and Natural Resources

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    327.30 Collisions, accidents, and casualties. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.395 Boating safety education. Page 4 (pdf)
    327.50 Vessel safety regulations; equipment and lighting requirements. Page 5 (pdf)
    327.54 Liveries; safety regulations; penalty. Page 5 (pdf)
    327.73 Noncriminal infractions. Page 11 (pdf)
    327.731 Mandatory education for violators. Page 17 (pdf)
    328.03 Certificate of title required. Page 18 (pdf)
    328.48 Vessel registration, application, certificate, number, decal, duplicate certificate. Page 19 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2019-76

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  • CS/SB 606, Engrossed 1 Posted 3/1/2022 at 12:26 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   House Message Summary (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 493 (c3) Boating Safety Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 606

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    981283 - Amendment
    Between lines 81 and 82, insert:
    McFarland 3/2/2022
    11:30 AM
    Senate: Concurred
    3/8/2022
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/7/2022 11:26 AM House 112 Yeas - 1 Nays
    3/8/2022 12:33 PM Senate 36 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    327.30 Collisions, accidents, and casualties. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.54 Liveries; safety regulations; penalty. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.73 Noncriminal infractions. Page 10 (pdf)
    327.731 Mandatory education for violators. Page 15 (pdf)
    328.03 Certificate of title required. Page 16 (pdf), Page 17 (pdf)
    328.48 Vessel registration, application, certificate, number, decal, duplicate certificate. Page 17 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2019-76

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  • CS/SB 606, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/23/2022 at 11:41 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 493 (c3) Boating Safety Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 606

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    609528 - Amendment
    Delete line 109 and insert:
    Brandes 2/28/2022
    4:27 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/1/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    472652 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Garcia 3/1/2022
    8:48 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/1/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 817592 - Amendment to Amendment (472652)
    Delete line 39 and insert:
    Brandes 3/1/2022
    10:31 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/1/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/1/2022 11:09 AM Senate 36 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    327.02 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.30 Collisions, accidents, and casualties. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.54 Liveries; safety regulations; penalty. Page 4 (pdf)
    327.73 Noncriminal infractions. Page 10 (pdf)
    327.731 Mandatory education for violators. Page 15 (pdf)
    328.03 Certificate of title required. Page 16 (pdf), Page 17 (pdf)
    328.48 Vessel registration, application, certificate, number, decal, duplicate certificate. Page 18 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2019-76

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  • SB 606, Original Filed Version Posted 10/25/2021 at 8:34 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Environment and Natural Resources (Pre-Meeting) 11/29/2021 (pdf)
    Environment and Natural Resources (Post-Meeting) 11/30/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government (Pre-Meeting) 1/25/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government (Post-Meeting) 1/28/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/8/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 271670 (Pre-Meeting) 2/8/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/23/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 493 (c2) Boating Safety Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 606

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    271670 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 1/28/2022
    10:11 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 140832 - Amendment (271670)
    Delete lines 66 - 265 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Garcia)
    2/21/2022
    12:57 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 306914 - Amendment (271670)
    Delete lines 87 - 265 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Garcia)
    2/18/2022
    1:04 PM
    Withdrawn
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 737178 - Substitute Amendment (306914)
    Delete lines 87 - 265 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Garcia)
    2/21/2022
    10:50 AM
    Withdrawn
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    960338 - Amendment
    Delete lines 73 - 537 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
    (Garcia)
    1/25/2022
    2:50 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/26/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    11/30/2021 9:00 AM Environment and Natural Resources 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/26/2022 3:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government 10 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/21/2022 1:00 PM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    327.30 Collisions, accidents, and casualties. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.54 Liveries; safety regulations; penalty. Page 3 (pdf)
    327.73 Noncriminal infractions. Page 10 (pdf)
    327.731 Mandatory education for violators. Page 15 (pdf)
    328.03 Certificate of title required. Page 16 (pdf), Page 17 (pdf)
    328.48 Vessel registration, application, certificate, number, decal, duplicate certificate. Page 17 (pdf)

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