HB 452 (BR 1666) - S. Riggs
AN ACT relating to boating.
Amend KRS 235.285 to require, effective January 1, 2009, all operators of personal watercraft or motor boats born after January 1, 1991, to have a safe boating certificate or have an adult with a safe boating certificate with them; regulate safety of personal watercraft operated on public waterways.
HB 452 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, S. Riggs) - Change "born after" January 1, 1991 to "born on or after" January 1, 1991; remove requirement that persons who do not possess a safe boating certificate be accompanied by someone eighteen years of age or older; require that the accompanying boater be either in possession of a safe boating certificate or exempt from the required safe boating certificate; exempt a person born before January 1, 1991 from the requirement to possess a safe boating certificate, or be accompanied by a person that possesses the certificate, as well as the requirement that all nonresidents operating a motorboat or a personal watercraft over ten horsepower on the public waters of the Commonwealth have a safe boating certificate.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
Feb 15-posted in committee
Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 29, 2008
Mar 7-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 70-27 with floor amendment (1)
Mar 14-received in Senate
Mar 18-to Transportation (S)