Water skis, surfboard, etc.; prohibition on towing. (HB1229)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Towing a person on water skis, etc. Prohibits a vessel operator from engaging in a water sport in which the vessel tows or is accompanied, with or without a rope, by a person on water skis, a surfboard, a wakeboard, or a similar device unless an additional person is in the vessel to observe the person who is accompanying the vessel. The bill prohibits the vessel operator from engaging in such water sports between the hours from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise or within 150 feet of a dock or other person in the water. The bill also requires each person being towed or accompanying the vessel to wear a personal flotation device. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Committee
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101519D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1229)
01/29/2018Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (6-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources