CT Boaters Reminded of Trailerboat Inspection Law

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New London Patch: State Senator Andrea Stillman (D-Waterford) reminded constituents that several new state laws went into effect on July 1 [2012], including an updated bill regarding boat inspections.

The bill stipulates that no boater should transport a vessel or trailer in the state without first inspecting them for any vegetation and aquatic invasive species visible without optical magnification. Boaters should safely dispose of any vegetation they find. The bill also requires that safe boating courses approved by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection should have instructions on how to identify and dispose of invasive species.

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