Chapter 79a.60 RCW

REGULATION OF RECREATIONAL VESSELS

Sections
Definitions.
Violations of chapter punishable as misdemeanorCircumstancesViolations designated as civil infractions.
Operation of vessel in a negligent mannerPenalty.
Operation of vessel in a reckless mannerOperation of a vessel under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drugConsent to breath or blood testPenalty.
Homicide by watercraftPenalty.
Assault by watercraftPenalty.
Failure to stop for law enforcement officer.
Eluding a law enforcement vessel.
EnforcementChapter to supplement federal law.
Equipment standardsRulesPenalty.
Tampering with vessel lights or signalsExhibiting false lights or signalsPenalty.
Muffler or underwater exhaust system requiredExemptionsEnforcementPenalty.
Personal flotation devicesInspection and approvalRules.
Failure of vessel to contain safety equipmentOwner/operator may be cited for applicable infraction or crime.
Personal flotation devices requiredPenalty.
Water skiing safetyRequirements.
Loading or powering vessel beyond safe operating abilityPenalties.
Operation of personal watercraftProhibited activitiesPenalties.
Duty of operator involved in collision, accident, or other casualtyImmunity from liability of persons rendering assistancePenalties.
Casualty and accident reportsConfidentialityUse as evidence.
Boating accident reports by local government agenciesInvestigationReport of coroner.
Vessels adriftOwner to be notified.
NoticeContentsService.
Posting of notice.
CompensationLiability on failure to give notice.
Disputed claimsTrialBond.
Liability for excessive or negligent use.
Unclaimed vesselProcedure.
Vessels secured pursuant to chapter 79A.65 RCW.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversPurpose.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversWhitewater river outfitter's license required.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversConduct constituting misdemeanor.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversSafety requirements.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversOperation of vesselExemptions.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversUse of alcohol prohibitedVessel to be accompanied by vessel with licensed outfitter.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversRights-of-way.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversDesignation of whitewater river sections.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversWhitewater river outfitter's licenseApplicationFeesInsurancePenaltiesState immune from civil actions arising from licensure.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversRules to implement RCW 79A.60.480Fees.
Vessels carrying passengers for hire on whitewater riversLicense sanction for certain convictions.
Designation as whitewater riverRulesSchedule of fines.
Uniform regulation of business and professions act.
Uniform waterway marking system.
FindingsSewage disposal initiative establishedBoater environmental educationWaterway access facilities.
Identification and designation of polluted and environmentally sensitive areas.
Designation of marinas, boat launches, or boater destinations for installation of sewage pumpout or dump units.
Contracts for financial assistanceOwnership of sewage pumpout or dump unitOngoing costs.
Development by department of ecology of design, installation, and operation of sewage pumpout and dump unitsRules.
Boater environmental education program.
Grants for environmental education or boat waste management planning.
Review of programs by commission.
Allocation of funds.
Commission to adopt rules.
Liquid petroleum gas leak warning devicesFindings.
Recreational boating fire prevention education program.
Small spill prevention education program.
Boating safety educationCommission's dutiesFeeReport to the legislature.
Requirements to operate motor driven boats/vesselsExemptionsPenalty.
Boating safety education certification account.
Operating motor driven boat or vessel for teak surfing, platform dragging, bodysurfingProhibitionExceptionsPenalty.
Boating activities programBoating activities advisory committeeAdoption of rules.
Study of boater needsFunding recommendations.
Boating activities account.
Refusal to submit to certain testsNot admissible as evidencePenalty.
Vessels for hireRequirementsApplication of sectionPenalty.
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