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HB 1177: Personal Watercraft

GENERAL BILL by Thompson

Personal Watercraft; Provides requirements for persons operating, riding on, & being towed behind watercraft; increases age requirement for operation of watercraft; prohibits owner of, or person having charge of or control over, watercraft from authorizing or knowingly permitting operation by certain persons; provides specified liability insurance coverage, instruction, & information requirements for companies that provide watercraft; provides conditions prohibiting operation of certain watercraft; requires persons operating watercraft to have specified documentation on board.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2020 House • Filed
1/13/2020 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 104
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 103
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee