2009 Iowa Code
Title 11 - Natural Resources
Subtitle 2 - Lands and Waters
CHAPTER 462A - WATER NAVIGATION REGULATIONS
462A.20 - BOAT INSPECTION.

        462A.20  BOAT INSPECTION.
         A vessel either for hire or offered for hire upon any waters of
      this state under the jurisdiction of the commission may be inspected
      at any time by representatives of the commission or by any peace
      officer who is trained in enforcing, and who in the regular course of
      duty enforces, boating and navigation laws.
         Officers appointed by the commission or any peace officer who is
      trained in enforcing, and who in the regular course of duty enforces,
      boating and navigation laws shall have the power and authority to
      determine whether such vessel is safe for the transportation of
      passengers or cargo and upon what waters it may be used.  They may
      determine and designate the number of passengers or cargo, including
      crew, that may be carried and determine whether the machinery,
      equipment and all appurtenances are such as to make the vessel
      seaworthy, where used, and such other matters as are pertinent.
         Private vessels may also be inspected to determine their
      seaworthiness at any time by representatives of the commission or by
      any peace officer who is trained in enforcing, and who in the regular
      course of duty enforces, boating and navigation laws.  
         Section History: Early Form
         [C97, § 2511, 2512, 2513; S13, § 2512, 2513; C24, 27, 31, § 1691,
      1692, 1694; C35, § 1703-e1--e3, 1703-e5; C39, § 1703.01--1703.03,
      1703.05; C46, 50, 54, 58, § 106.1--106.3, 106.5; C62, 66, 71, §
      106.19, 106.20; C73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 106.20] 
         Section History: Recent Form
         C93, § 462A.20
         2005 Acts, ch 137, §9

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