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
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0411
Last action date: 97-08-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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