Boating safety education; exempts certain U.S. Navy surface warfare officers, etc. (SB1053)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Boating safety education. Exempts United States Navy surface warfare officers or enlisted surface warfare specialists from having to pass a boating safety education course in order to operate a motorboat. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101248D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1053)
01/17/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Read second time
01/22/2013Reading of amendment waived
01/22/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1053E
01/22/2013Printed as engrossed 13101248D-E
01/23/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/30/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1053E)
02/06/2013Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2013Read second time
02/08/2013Read third time
02/08/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1053ER)
02/12/2013Signed by Speaker
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1053ER)
02/13/2013Signed by President
02/22/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 48 (effective 7/1/13)
02/22/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.