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§ 4206. Use of personal flotation devices

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. § 4206
§ 4206. Use of personal flotation devices
A. 1. The operator of a vessel less than twenty-six (26) feet in length, while under way, shall require each passenger who is twelve (12) years of age or younger to wear a personal flotation device.
2. Any person operating or manipulating, or who is a passenger on a personal watercraft, water skis, a sailboard or a similar device shall wear a personal flotation device approved and designed for the activity in which the person is engaged.
B. Each personal flotation device shall be in good and serviceable condition, of the type prescribed by the United States Coast Guard and of a size suitable to the person who is or will be wearing it. A ski belt is not a United States Coast Guard approved personal flotation device.


Laws 1989, c. 346, § 58, emerg. eff. June 3, 1989; Laws 1992, c. 284, § 32, eff. Jan. 1, 1993; Laws 1997, c. 199, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 1997.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 4206, OK ST T. 63 § 4206
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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