MS HB137 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 59-21-81, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase From Twelve To Eighteen The Minimum Age For A Person Who Is Required To Wear A Coast Guard Approved Personal Flotation Device While On Board Certain Motorboats, Sailboats Or Vessels; To Amend Section 59-21-153, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase From $250.00 To $500.00 The Maximum Penalty For Violations Of The Mississippi Boating Law; And For Related Purposes.

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Life jackets; increase minimum age of person required to wear on certain vessels.



2023-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2023-01-04HouseReferred To Judiciary B

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5921153Amended CodeSee Bill Text
592181Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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