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§ 4205. Sanctioned water events--Administering entities--Safety rules--Permits--Filing of notif...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 72. Boating Safety
Oklahoma Boating Safety Regulation Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 4205
§ 4205. Sanctioned water events--Administering entities--Safety rules--Permits--Filing of notification of event--Holding event in unsafe manner or unsafe environmental conditions
A. The United States Army Corps of Engineers, the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation, and the Grand River Dam Authority may authorize the holding of sanctioned events on any waters of this state under their jurisdiction. Said administering entities shall promulgate rules pursuant to Article 1 of the Oklahoma Administrative Procedures Act, concerning the safety of other vessels and persons thereon, both observers and participants. No sanctioned event shall be held without a written permit from said administering entity, and said written permit shall be available for inspection at all times during the event.
B. Whenever a sanctioned event is proposed to be held, the administering entity shall, upon granting approval to hold such event and at least ten (10) days prior thereto, file a notification in writing of said event with the Marine Enforcement Section of the Highway Patrol Division of the Department of Public Safety. Such notification shall set forth the date, time, location where the sanctioned event is proposed to be held, the type of event and the person in charge of said event.
C. No person shall hold or give permission to hold any sanctioned event in an unsafe manner or under unsafe environmental conditions so as to endanger life or property. Should any duly authorized peace officer of this state determine within their jurisdiction that such event is being held or conducted in an unsafe manner or under unsafe environmental conditions, such officer shall have the authority to cancel or terminate said event.

Credits

Laws 1989, c. 346, § 57, emerg. eff. June 3, 1989; Laws 1992, c. 284, § 31, eff. Jan. 1, 1993; Laws 2000, c. 189, § 11, eff. July 1, 2000; Laws 2011, c. 104, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 4205, OK ST T. 63 § 4205
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 29 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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