senate Bill S1639A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires boating safety certificates of all persons operating a mechanically propelled vessel; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 27, 2013 signed chap.361
Sep 17, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.252
substituted for a3471a
referred to codes
Jun 20, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 amended on third reading 1639a
May 23, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2013 1st report cal.681
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S1639 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3471A
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§49, 75, 78, 79 & 71-d, rpld §49 sub 3 ¶¶a - c, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6633, A3550
2009-2010: A5889, S5752, S5752D, A5889E

S1639 - Summary

Requires boating safety certificates of all persons operating a mechanically propelled vessel.

S1639 - Sponsor Memo

S1639 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1639

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to requiring all persons
  operating a mechanically propelled vessel to be a holder of a  boating
  safety  certificate;  and  to  repeal  certain  provisions of such law
  relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  49 of the navigation law, as
amended by chapter 805 of the laws  of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  No person [under the age of eighteen years] BORN ON OR AFTER JANU-
ARY FIRST, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE  shall  operate  a  mechanically
propelled  vessel on the navigable waters of the state or any tidewaters
bordering on or lying within the boundaries of Nassau and Suffolk  coun-
ties, unless:
  a.  [the  operator  is accompanied therein by a person who is eighteen
years of age or older, or,
  b. the operator is ten years of age or older and is the  holder  of  a
boating safety certificate issued to him by the commissioner, the United
States  Power Squadrons or the United States coast guard auxiliary.] THE
OPERATOR IS AT LEAST TEN YEARS OLD AND IS THE HOLDER OF A BOATING SAFETY
CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO HIM OR HER BY THE COMMISSIONER, THE UNITED  STATES
POWER SQUADRONS OR THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY; OR
  B. THE OPERATOR IS YOUNGER THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND IS ACCOMPA-
NIED  ON THE MECHANICALLY PROPELLED VESSEL BY AT LEAST ONE PERSON WHO IS
AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND IS
  (I) THE HOLDER OF A BOATING SAFETY CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO HIM OR HER BY
THE COMMISSIONER, THE UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS OR THE UNITED STATES
COAST GUARD AUXILIARY, OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S1639A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3471A
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§49, 75, 78, 79 & 71-d, rpld §49 sub 3 ¶¶a - c, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6633, A3550
2009-2010: A5889, S5752, S5752D, A5889E

S1639A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires boating safety certificates of all persons operating a mechanically propelled vessel.

S1639A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1639A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1639--A
    Cal. No. 681

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to requiring all persons
  operating a mechanically propelled vessel to be a holder of a  boating
  safety  certificate;  and  to  repeal  certain  provisions of such law
  relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  49 of the navigation law, as
amended by chapter 805 of the laws  of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  No  person  [under the age of eighteen years] BORN ON OR AFTER MAY
FIRST,  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-SIX  shall  operate   a   mechanically
propelled  vessel on the navigable waters of the state or any tidewaters
bordering on or lying within the boundaries of Nassau and Suffolk  coun-
ties, unless:
  a.  [the  operator  is accompanied therein by a person who is eighteen
years of age or older, or,
  b. the operator is ten years of age or older and is the  holder  of  a
boating safety certificate issued to him by the commissioner, the United
States  Power Squadrons or the United States coast guard auxiliary.] THE
OPERATOR IS AT LEAST TEN YEARS OLD AND IS THE HOLDER OF A BOATING SAFETY
CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO HIM OR HER BY THE COMMISSIONER, THE UNITED  STATES
POWER SQUADRONS OR THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY; OR
  B. THE OPERATOR IS YOUNGER THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND IS ACCOMPA-
NIED  ON THE MECHANICALLY PROPELLED VESSEL BY AT LEAST ONE PERSON WHO IS
AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND IS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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