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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 410. Watercraft: Boating Safety Education
1/19/2020

4VAC15-410-30. Compliance Schedule and Phase-In Provisions.

The requirements for boating safety education shall be phased in according to the following provisions:

1. Personal watercraft operators 20 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2009;

2. Personal watercraft operators 35 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2010;

3. Personal watercraft operators 50 years of age or younger and motorboat operators 20 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2011;

4. All personal watercraft operators, regardless of age, and motorboat operators 30 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2012;

5. Motorboat operators 40 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2013;

6. Motorboat operators 45 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2014;

7. Motorboat operators 50 years of age or younger shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2015;

8. All motorboat operators, regardless of age, shall meet the requirements by July 1, 2016.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-701, 29.1-735, and 29.1-735.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 24, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2008.

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