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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 652, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/24/2011 at 11:18 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Environmental Preservation and Conservation (Pre-Meeting) 1/27/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1487 Commercial Parasailing Frishe Similar Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (BCAS)

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.08 License taxes. Page 13 (pdf)
    327.02 Definitions of terms used in this chapter and in chapter 328. Page 1 (pdf)
    327.375 Page 10 (pdf)
    327.391 Airboats regulated. Page 14 (pdf)
    328.17 Nonjudicial sale of vessels. Page 14 (pdf)
    342.07 Recreational and commercial working waterfronts; legislative findings; definitions. Page 15 (pdf)
    713.78 Liens for recovering, towing, or storing vehicles and vessels. Page 16 (pdf)
    715.07 Vehicles or vessels parked on private property; towing. Page 16 (pdf)

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