02RS HB453


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HB 453 (BR 1818) - S. Riggs, M. Cherry

     AN ACT relating to boating.
     Amend KRS 235.250 to increase from $100 to $500 the amount of accident damage required before a noninjury boating accident must be reported; and amend KRS 235.990 to require a person convicted of violating KRS 235.240 (boating negligently or under the influence) to complete a safe boating course.


     SFA (1, E. Tori) - Increase minimum fine for boating under the influence to $200 for a first offense, $350 for second offense, and $600 for third and subsequent offenses; keep maximum fines the same; require that persons required to take a safe boating course because of a boating under the influence violation take such a course offered by the Department for Fish and Wildlife; and set a $100 fee for course materials and training.

     Jan 23-introduced in House
     Jan 24-to Transportation (H)
     Jan 30-posted in committee; posting waived
     Jan 31-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 5, 2002
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 89-7
     Feb 12-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2002; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 26-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 34-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 28-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
     Mar 29-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 90-0
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 243)

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