1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Navigation
  4. Article 3: Navigable Waters of the State


Section 39-A Motor boat regulation on Lake Colby

Navigation (NAV)

1. The term "motor boat" shall mean and include a mechanically propelled vessel having a source of power in excess of ten horsepower other than propulsion by wind propelled sail or human propelled oar or paddle. Such term shall also include a vessel temporarily or permanently equipped with a detachable motor, commonly known as an "outboard" motor boat.

  2. No motor boat shall be operated on Lake Colby, in the town of Harrietstown, county of Franklin.

  3. The provisions of this section shall not apply to emergency and rescue vessels and vessels operated for the official functions of a federal, state or local governmental agency.

  4. A person violating any provision of subdivision two of this section shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not more than fifty dollars, or imprisonment for not more than ten days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.