S.3537 - Boating Capacity Standards Act of 2012

A bill to require all recreational vessels to have and post passenger capacity limits and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Boating Capacity Standards Act of 2012 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to require all recreational vessels to have and post passenger capacity limits and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Boating Capacity Standards Act of 2012 - Directs the Commandant of the Coast Guard to: (1) establish maximum passenger capacity and maximum weight capacity standards for recreational vessels, and (2) require manufacturers and operators of passenger vessels to permanently display in a legibl

Official Summary

Boating Capacity Standards Act of 2012 - Directs the Commandant of the Coast Guard to:
(1) establish maximum passenger capacity and maximum weight capacity standards for recreational vessels, and
(2) require manufacturers and operators of passenger vessels to permanently display in a legible manner and clearly visible to vessel passengers such maximum capacity requirements and a notice of the need to balance vessel weight to avoid capsizing.

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