90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0495
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BOAT SAFETY-FLOAT DEV-UNDER 13                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Boat Registration and Safety Act.  Requires  a  person      
   under the age of 13 to wear a personal floatation device.                   
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that the requirement that children wear flotation de-         
   vices applies at all times the watercraft is underway.                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Provides that the personal flotation device requirement applies        
   only to watercraft under 26 feet in length. Provides that the require-      
   ment does not apply to persons who are below decks or in totally en-        
   closed cabin spaces.                                                        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that  the  requirement  concerning  wearing  a  personal      
   flotation  device does not apply to a person operating a watercraft on      
   private property.                                                           
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0411

   Last action date: 97-08-15

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   2


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