senate Bill S747

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to boating safety certificates

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Feb 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jan 29, 2013 1st report cal.13
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

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Jan 29, 2013 - Transportation committee Vote

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Transportation Committee Vote: Jan 29, 2013

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S747 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3176
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§49, 75, 78 & 79, add §§78-b & 78-c, Nav L; amd §2251, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7831, A10805

S747 - Summary

Requires all persons who operate a mechanically propelled vessel to hold a boating safety certificate; requires the department of parks, recreation and historic preservation, in conjunction with the department of motor vehicles, to conduct a twenty-four month focused public information session campaign to make the public aware of changes to the boating safety certificate requirements.

S747 - Sponsor Memo

S747 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   747

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to amend the navigation law and the vehicle and traffic law, in
  relation to boating safety certificates

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 49 of the navigation law,
as amended by chapter 805 of the laws of 1992, are amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  No  person  under  the age of [eighteen] TEN years 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  counties[,  unless:]. NO PERSON TEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER SHALL
OPERATE A MECHANICALLY PROPELLED VESSEL ON THE NAVIGABLE WATERS  OF  THE
STATE  OR  ANY  TIDEWATER BORDERING ON OR LYING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF
NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES, EXCEPT AS FOLLOWS:
  a. [the operator is accompanied therein by a person  who  is  eighteen
years  of  age or older, or,] PERSONS TEN YEARS OF AGE TO THIRTEEN YEARS
OF AGE SHALL ONLY  OPERATE A MECHANICALLY PROPELLED VESSEL WHEN ACCOMPA-
NIED BY A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS THE HOLDER  OF  A
BOATING SAFETY CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO HIM OR HER BY THE COMMISSIONER, THE
UNITED  STATES  POWER SQUADRONS, THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY
OR OTHER STATE OR GOVERNMENT;
  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.]
PERSONS FOURTEEN YEARS OF  AGE  OR  OLDER  MAY  OPERATE  A  MECHANICALLY
PROPELLED  VESSEL  WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR
OLDER WHO IS THE HOLDER OF A BOATING SAFETY CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO    HIM
OR  HER  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER,  THE  UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS, THE

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

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