SB 231 Modifies provisions relating to watercraft
Sponsor: Kehoe
LR Number: 1207H.02T Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 6/24/2015 - Signed by Governor Journal Page: S1753
Title: HCS SB 231 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2015
House Handler: Rhoads

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HCS/SB 231 - This act modifies provisions relating to watercraft.

MOTOR FUEL FOR WATERCRAFT (Sections 142.815 and 144.030)

This act creates a motor fuel tax exemption for fuel delivered to a marina for use solely in watercraft. Such motor fuel shall also be exempt from sales tax.

This provision is identical to HB 132 (2015) and similar to HB 1475 (2014) and similar to a provision contained in SCS/HCS/HBs 1179 & 1765 (2014) and CCS/HCS/SB 584 (2014).

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS FOR WATERCRAFT (Section 306.100)

This act requires every class 2 recreational motorboat operating upon the waters of this state to carry two B1 type fire extinguishers, one B2 fire extinguisher, or a fixed fire extinguishing system and one B1 type fire extinguisher.

This provision is identical to HB 269 (2015).

RECREATIONAL WATER USE LAWS BROCHURE (Section 306.910)

This act requires the Water Patrol Division of the state Highway Patrol to develop a brochure regarding recreational water use laws and distribute it to recreational water equipment rental facilities and all county commissioners in the state.

This provision is substantially similar to HB 827 (2015).

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