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Code of Virginia
Title 29.1. Game, Inland Fisheries and Boating
9/26/2018

Chapter 7. Boating LawsRead Chapter

  • Article 1. Boat Registration and IdentificationRead all
  • § 29.1-700
    Definitions
    § 29.1-701
    Department to administer chapter; Motorboat Committee; funds for administration; records; rules and regulations
    § 29.1-701.1
    Authority of Board to set fees
    § 29.1-702
    Registration requirements; display of numbers; cancellation of certificate; exemption
    § 29.1-702.1
    Making false affidavit or swearing falsely, perjury; penalty
    § 29.1-703
    Identification numbers required; decals
    § 29.1-703.1
    Temporary registration certificate; fee; application
    § 29.1-703.2
    Designation of agents; compensation to agents; deposit of temporary registration certificate moneys
    § 29.1-704
    Recording previously awarded numbers
    § 29.1-705
    Change of ownership of motorboat; lost certificates
    § 29.1-706
    Agents awarding numbers
    § 29.1-707
    Records
    § 29.1-708
    Transfer, destruction or abandonment of motorboat
    § 29.1-709
    Change of address of certificate holder
    § 29.1-710
    Exemption from numbering requirements
    § 29.1-711
    Dealers and manufacturers of motorboats
  • Article 3. Boating SafetyRead all
  • § 29.1-734
    Authorization for and placing of markers in waters of the Commonwealth used for public swimming areas; no motorboating, waterskiing in marked area
    § 29.1-734.1
    Skin and scuba divers
    § 29.1-735
    Regulations for vessel operation and equipment
    § 29.1-735.1
    Board authorized to promulgate regulations for seaplanes
    § 29.1-735.2
    Boating safety education required; Board to promulgate regulations
    § 29.1-735.3
    Regulation of parasail operators
    § 29.1-736
    Boat rentals; equipment; safety course
    § 29.1-737
    Muffling devices
    § 29.1-738
    Operating boat or manipulating water skis, etc., in reckless manner or while intoxicated, etc.
    § 29.1-738.01
    Operating boat in an improper manner; penalty
    § 29.1-738.02
    Persons under age twenty-one operating watercraft after illegally consuming alcohol; penalty
    § 29.1-738.03
    Reckless operation of a personal watercraft
    § 29.1-738.1
    Analysis of breath to determine alcohol content of blood
    § 29.1-738.2
    Consent to blood or breath test
    § 29.1-738.3
    Presumptions from alcohol or drug content
    § 29.1-738.4
    Additional penalty for reckless or intoxicated operation of a watercraft or motorboat
    § 29.1-738.5
    Participation in rehabilitation program
    § 29.1-738.6
    When arrested person operating a vessel; how vessel removed from scene of arrest
    § 29.1-739
    Duty of operator involved in collision, accident or other casualty; immunity from liability; report of collision, etc.; summons in lieu of arrest
    § 29.1-739.1
    Disregarding signal by law-enforcement officer to stop; attempts to elude; penalty
    § 29.1-739.2
    Conservation police officers to patrol lakes
    § 29.1-740
    Duty to stop and render assistance; penalties for violations
    § 29.1-741
    Furnishing information to agency of United States
    § 29.1-742
    Towing water skis, surfboards, etc.
    § 29.1-743
    Repealed
    § 29.1-744
    Local regulation; application for placement or removal of "no wake" buoys, etc.
    § 29.1-744.1
    Repealed
    § 29.1-744.2
    Repealed
    § 29.1-744.3
    Slacken speed and control wakes near structures
    § 29.1-744.4
    "Pass-through" zones; local ordinances; penalties
    § 29.1-745
    Enforcement of chapter; vessels displaying Coast Guard inspection decal
    § 29.1-746
    Penalties