Each county sheriff shall report to the commissioner of natural resources:
each watercraft accident involving either a fatality, personal injury requiring treatment beyond first aid, or property damage that meets the U.S. Coast Guard reportability requirements found in Code of Federal Regulations, title 33, section 173.55; and
Reports shall be submitted on forms provided by the commissioner and forwarded within ten days of the accident.
Each county sheriff shall maintain copies of watercraft citations or written warnings and rental boat inspection reports for a minimum of three years following the year in which they were issued or completed.
10 SR 2346; 15 SR 2430; 27 SR 1537
October 8, 2013