Introduced by Rep. Bruce Rendon (R) on August 13, 2014 To exempt from watercraft registration mandates small boats that are powered by an electric motor rated at 100 pounds of thrust or less. Under current law small boats (canoes, dinghies, rowboats etc.) are already exempt, but not if they are motorized. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tourism Committee on August 13, 2014
Reported in the House on October 2, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.