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HB 528 (BR 1664) - S. Riggs, A. Webb-Edgington

     AN ACT relating to boating violations.
     Amend 235.990 to except certain boating safety violations under KRS 235.240 from a general chapter penalty provision; tier the penalties under KRS 235.240 based on the number of offenses; prohibit any person from taking a boating safety course in lieu of the prescribed penalty; amend KRS 431.005 to allow a peace office to arrest at the scene of an accident without a warrant if the peace officer has probable cause to believe the person is intoxicated or under the influence of drugs.


     HCS - Make penalties for boating under the influence mirror those for DUI; clarify language regarding warrantless arrests for boating under the influence when the officer has probable cause after coming upon the scene of an accident; amend to make language gender neutral.

     HCA (1/Title, S. Riggs) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, J. Bell) - Clarify the prerequisites for warrantless arrest for boating under the influence.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 15-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 11-recommitted to Judiciary (H)

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