House File 462 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 462 BY COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES (SUCCESSOR TO HF 230) (COMPANION TO SF 54 BY DANDEKAR) A BILL FOR An Act allowing the operation of certain motorboats on lake 1 Macbride at any time. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1615HV (1) 84 av/sc
H.F. 462 Section 1. Section 462A.31, subsection 1, paragraph b, Code 1 2011, is amended to read as follows: 2 b. A motorboat equipped with any power unit mounted 3 or carried aboard the vessel may be operated at a no-wake 4 speed on all artificial lakes of more than one hundred acres 5 in size under the custody of the department. However, on 6 lake Macbride, a motorboat with a power unit exceeding ten 7 horsepower may be operated only when permitted by rule and 8 the rule shall not authorize such use during the period 9 beginning on the Friday before Memorial Day and ending on Labor 10 Day inclusively. This paragraph does not limit motorboat 11 horsepower on natural lakes under the custody of the department 12 or limit the department’s authority to establish special speed 13 zoning regulations. 14 EXPLANATION 15 This bill amends Code section 462A.31(1)(b) to allow 16 the operation of motorboats with power units exceeding 10 17 horsepower at any time on lake Macbride. 18 -1- LSB 1615HV (1) 84 av/sc 1/ 1