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Motor boat regulation on Flax Pond tidal wetlands sanctuary
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 3
* § 39-b. Motor boat regulation on Flax Pond tidal wetlands sanctuary.
1. The term "motor boat" shall mean and include a mechanically propelled
vessel having a source of power other than propulsion by wind propelled
sail or human propelled oar or paddle. The term shall also include a
craft temporarily or permanently equipped with a detachable motor,
commonly known as an "outboard" motor boat.

2. No motor boat shall be operated on the Flax Pond tidal wetlands
sanctuary established pursuant to section 11-0306-a of the environmental
conservation law. Signs shall be posted warning that motor boats are
prohibited in the tidal wetlands.

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 of the provisions of this section shall be
deemed guilty of a violation and punishable by a fine of not more than
one hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more than ten days or by
both such fine and imprisonment.

* NB Effective and Repealed June 21, 2023