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Relating to the wearing of a personal flotation device while being
towed behind a motorboat; creating a criminal offense.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 2499 would require people being towed behind a motorboat in the water to wear a Coast Guard approved life jacket.
Texas Action is opposed to HB 2499 on the principles of limited government, individual liberty, and personal responsibility. The recreational safety of Texans is best addressed by the Texans themselves, not state-wide regulation.