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462A.14 Operating vessel while intoxicated or under influence of drugs.

Whoever operates a vessel or manipulates any water skis, surfboard or similar device upon the public waters of this state, while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, marijuana, a narcotic, hypnotic or other drug, or any combination of these substances, not permitted by section 462A.12, subsection 2, shall, upon conviction or a plea of guilty be punished, for the first offense by a fine of not less than three hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for the second offense by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars, nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for a period of not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and for a third offense and each offense thereafter, by imprisonment for a period not to exceed three years.

The court shall also, in pronouncing sentence, provide for the revocation of the pilot's and engineer's license of the defendant, if any.

The court, in pronouncing sentence, may provide as to the period during which a pilot's and engineer's license shall not be issued or reissued to the defendant, provided said period shall be not less than sixty days nor more than one year from the date of sentence or revocation. If the court does not so provide, the commission may issue or reissue such license only upon application by the defendant after the expiration of a sixty-day period following the date of sentencing.

Section History: Early form

[C97, § 2513; S13, § 2513; C24, 27, 31, § 1695; C35, § 1703-e5; C39, § 1703.05; C46, 50, 54, 58, § 106.5, 106.28; C62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 106.14; 82 Acts, ch 1028, § 18]

Section History: Recent form

C93, § 462A.14

Internal References

Referred to in § 912.1


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