HB 1098

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Wake boarding and wake surfing.

Bill Subjects

Water Generally


Prohibits a person from operating on a public freshwater lake a motorboat that engages in wake boarding or wake surfing: (1) during the period between sunset and sunrise; or (2) in violation of a rule adopted by the natural resources commission (commission). Places restrictions that apply to wake boarding or wake surfing on a small public freshwater lake that is at least 70 acres but not more than 300 acres. Establishes a procedure for property owners on a public freshwater lake to petition the commission to adopt rules concerning wake boarding and wake surfing restrictions. Establishes a penalty. Provides that an individual may not operate a motorboat with: (1) an outboard engine; or (2) an outdrive unit with a propeller that extends past the motorboat's transom or swim platform; for the purpose of wake surfing.

Bill Sponsors (1)


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Jan 07, 2021


Authored by Representative Abbott


First reading: referred to Committee on Natural Resources

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
natural resources

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1098.01.INTR.FN001 PDF


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