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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title XXIV
VESSELS
Chapter 327
VESSEL SAFETY
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Chapter 327, Florida Statutes 2008

CHAPTER 327

VESSEL SAFETY

327.01  Short title.

327.02  Definitions of terms used in this chapter and in chapter 328.

327.04  Rules.

327.22  Regulation of vessels by municipalities or counties.

327.30  Collisions, accidents, and casualties.

327.301  Written reports of accidents.

327.302  Accident report forms.

327.31  Transmittal of information.

327.32  Vessel declared dangerous instrumentality; civil liability.

327.33  Reckless or careless operation of vessel.

327.331  Divers; definitions; divers-down flag required; obstruction to navigation of certain waters; penalty.

327.34  Incapacity of operator.

327.35  Boating under the influence; penalties; "designated drivers".

327.352  Tests for alcohol, chemical substances, or controlled substances; implied consent; refusal.

327.35215  Penalty for failure to submit to test.

327.353  Blood test for impairment or intoxication in cases of death or serious bodily injury; right to use reasonable force.

327.354  Presumption of impairment; testing methods.

327.355  Operation of vessels by persons under 21 years of age who have consumed alcoholic beverages.

327.359  Refusal to submit to testing; penalties.

327.36  Mandatory adjudication; prohibition against accepting plea to lesser included offense.

327.37  Water skis, parasails, and aquaplanes regulated.

327.38  Skiing prohibited while intoxicated or under influence of drugs.

327.39  Personal watercraft regulated.

327.391  Airboats regulated.

327.395  Boating safety identification cards.

327.40  Uniform waterway markers for safety and navigation; informational markers.

327.41  Uniform waterway regulatory markers.

327.42  Mooring to or damaging of markers or buoys prohibited.

327.43  Silver Glen Run and Silver Glen Springs; navigation channel.

327.44  Interference with navigation.

327.46  Restricted areas.

327.461  Safety zones, security zones, regulated navigation areas, and naval vessel protection zones; prohibited entry; penalties.

327.47  Competitive grant programs.

327.48  Regattas, races, marine parades, tournaments, or exhibitions.

327.49  Testing vessels and vessel motors.

327.50  Vessel safety regulations; equipment and lighting requirements.

327.52  Maximum loading and horsepower.

327.53  Marine sanitation.

327.54  Liveries; safety regulations; penalty.

327.56  Safety and marine sanitation equipment inspections; qualified.

327.58  Jurisdiction.

327.59  Marina evacuations.

327.60  Local regulations; limitations.

327.65  Muffling devices.

327.70  Enforcement of this chapter and chapter 328.

327.71  Exemption.

327.72  Penalties.

327.73  Noncriminal infractions.

327.731  Mandatory education for violators.

327.74  Uniform boating citations.

327.803  Boating Advisory Council.

327.804  Compilation of statistics on boating accidents and violations.