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§ 8-711. Hull identification number requirements

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-711
§ 8-711. Hull identification number requirements
Construction with Federal Boat Safety Act
(a) Every vessel whose construction is begun after October 31, 1972, shall have a hull identification number assigned and affixed as required by the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971.1 The Department shall determine the procedures for application and for issuance of the hull identification number.
Removal, alteration, or destruction of hull identification number prohibited
(b) A person may not destroy, remove, alter, cover, or deface the manufacturer's hull identification number, the plate bearing it, or any hull identification number the Department assigns to any vessel without the Department's permission.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 14B, § 4N.


Pub.L. 92-75, Aug. 10, 1971, 85 Stat. 213.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-711, MD NAT RES § 8-711
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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