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Rule 1501:47-1-22 | Operation without personal flotation devices prohibited; exceptions.


In accordance with division (A) of section 1547.25 of the Revised Code, the following are exempted from section 1547.25 of the Revised Code:

(A) Racing shells and rowing sculls;

(B) Sailboards; and

(C) Those individual vessels that have been issued a written exemption by the chief of the division of parks and watercraft and would otherwise be exempt by the federal personal flotation device carriage requirements.

Last updated April 10, 2023 at 1:00 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1546.04
Amplifies: 1546.02, 1547.25
Five Year Review Date: 4/10/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 8/18/2002