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Young boaters targeted in new bill

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A new bill in Raleigh is targeting young boaters. Wednesday, House lawmakers approved a bill that would make people under the age of 26 complete a boating safety course, or pass a boating operation test. Violators would not face any monetary penalties, just court costs. The North Carolina Wildlife Commission would not comment on the proposed bill until it passes the Senate.

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LOL

what kind of crap is this...and WHY 26...why not 21? Just another way to rape and pillage the middle class

I can understand where you

I can understand where you are coming from, however, for the most part a kid who is going to have a boat has probably got a pretty good understanding of how a boat works from his father, etc. Soon there is going to be NOTHING you can do where you dont have something else you have to do before doing it.