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SB 652: Commercial Parasailing


Commercial Parasailing; Requiring the owner of a vessel engaged in commercial parasailing to obtain and carry an insurance policy; providing minimum coverage requirements for the insurance policy; providing requirements for proof of insurance; specifying the insurance information that must be provided to each rider; providing for the launch from and recovery of riders to a towing vessel; requiring a person engaged in operating a vessel for commercial parasailing to have certain licenses; requiring the presence of an observer; requiring certain equipment; authorizing up to three persons to be tethered to the towing vessel; prohibiting commercial parasailing in certain areas, under certain weather conditions, and during certain hours; providing requirements for a towline; requiring a safety briefing for passengers and parasail riders; providing a penalty, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2011 Senate • Filed
11/16/2011 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 55
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 55
1/25/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 01/30/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation