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Senate Bill 0519


Senate Bill 0519

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Lake and boating issues. Extends the definition of "taxable marine facility" for purposes of motor fuel taxes to facilities located on any body of water under the state's jurisdiction. Requires a child less than 13 years of age to wear a personal flotation device while on a boat. Requires a boat or personal watercraft that is towing a person to have enough space for the operator, observer, and person being towed. Requires that a person who performs certain activities concerning water levels, shorelines, and lake beds along a lake or within ten feet of a lake obtain a permit from the department of natural resources. Directs the natural resources commission to adopt rules. Makes conforming changes. Repeals the former laws concerning permits to change water levels, shorelines, and lake beds. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the natural resources study committee.)
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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