Nassau DA Kathleen Rice calls for tougher boating safety laws

Loved ones of the victims of several boating

Loved ones of the victims of several boating incidents were on hand for the announcement of the new safety proposals. (Credit: News 12)

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice is calling for stepped-up boating safety laws.

Rice has outlined several proposals that aim to prevent tragedies on the water. Among the proposals are measures that would require boaters to obtain safety certificates, and require boats to get periodic safety inspections. She also says federal law should establish capacity regulations for recreational...

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