Florida League of Cities

Boating Safety (Watch) – PASSED 

CS/SB 606 (Garcia) creates additional safety provisions and requirements for boat liveries or privately owned boat rental companies. Of importance to local governments, the bill requires livery owners to notify local law enforcement if a vessel is unnecessarily overdue more than four hours after the contracted time. CS/SB 606 passed the Senate (36-1) and the House (112-1) and is awaiting action by the Governor. (Taggart)