Florida HB427 is a law we can believe in. It incentivizes boaters for taking demonstrable safety measures; specifically, boaters who purchase an emergency locator beacon, like a PLB or EPIRB, will receive a discount on boat registration fees.
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On the US national level, similar legislation was introduced in Washington, D.C. in early March 2016. The bipartisan bill is sponsored by U.S. Reps. Patrick Murphy (D-FL-18) and Tom Rooney (R-FL-17) and introduced as the “Austin and Perry Safe Boating Incentive Act.”