Governor Rick Scott To Weigh In On Florida Anchoring
The bill now goes to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature. Starting yesterday, he has seven days to sign or veto it. If he signs the measure, it will take effect July 1.
Broward And Miami-Dade Counties Add Anchoring Restrictions
The Florida House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 105-12, on Friday to adopt a bill that would restrict anchoring at five locations in Broward and Miami-Dade counties from a half hour after sunset until a half hour before sunrise.
Florida Lawmaker Working To Reduce Frivolous Boat Inspections
Workman said he does not want to keep law enforcement officers from doing their job, but he wants stops on state waters to be more reasonable.
State Title or Documented Vessel?
Every state wants to tax vessels which ply its waters for an extended period of time. Consequently, they require that vessels which fit within certain categories must be registered with the state. What this really means is that the king wants his money in the form of taxes. In addition to being registered with the state a vessel may be "documented".