2023 – Assembly Bill 1122 (Bains, Jasmeet), Vessels: equipment (2-Year)
This bill would require any equipment installed, or modification to accommodate that equipment, that could limit engine power or operational ability of specified commercial harbor craft, to be approved for use with the harbor craft’s propulsion system, as specified, and not void any existing warranty. The bill would require aftermarket equipment that could limit a harbor craft’s engine power or operational ability to include an automatic override or bypass feature that ensures the safe operation of the harbor craft is not affected. The bill would require the owner or operator to report a vessel’s loss of power during operation, as specified. Currently in the Senate Rules Committee.