Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 658 -- Watercraft

Sponsor:  Jones (117)

This bill prohibits vessels from continuously displaying
spotlights, docking lights, or any other nonprescribed lights
that hinder the night vision of other operators between sunset
and sunrise.

All watercraft will be required to have at least a type I, II,
III, or V flotation device for each person on board or being
towed.  Every watercraft, except those in Class A or kayaks,
racing kayaks, sailboards, racing shells, racing canoes, and
rowing sculls of any length, must have at least one type IV
personal flotation device on board.

The bill also prohibits vessels from being operated at a speed in
excess of the slow no-wake speed within 100 feet of any emergency
vessel that has red and/or blue emergency lighting displayed.

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94th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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