Boating Safety Education Card
(1)To obtain a boating safety education card, a person must provide to the Marine Board:
(a)A completed application on a form provided by the Marine Board.
(b)A copy of a proof of completion document. Proof of completion documents must contain the name of the individual applying for the boating safety education card. The Marine Board may require the applicant to provide the original document establishing proof of completion if the copy accompanying the application is illegible or the authenticity of the copy is not certain; and
(c)A $20 fee for a boating safety education card paid in full in a manner determined by the Marine Board and stated on the application form.
(2)A person required to possess a boater education card may use an original proof of completion as a temporary card and may operate a boat for no more than 30 days from date of issue provided the original proof of completion is on board.
(3)Boating safety education cards shall contain a unique number that corresponds to the individual named on the card. Boating safety education cards are not transferable.
(4)A person is considered in violation of the provisions contained in ORS 830.730 (False information prohibited) and subject to the penalties prescribed by law when they:
(a)Provide a false statement or information or assist another person in giving a false statement or information on any application, affidavit, document or statement used to obtain a boating safety education card, proof of completion of a boating safety education course, or replacement boating safety education card; or
(b)Exhibit an altered boating safety education card or any boating education safety card other than the one issued to them to a peace officer; or
(c)Alter a boating safety education card, proof of completion of a boating safety education course, or replacement boating safety education card issued by the Marine Board or its authorized agent; or
(d)Produce or possess an unauthorized replica of a boating safety education card, proof of completion of a boating safety education course, or replacement boating safety education card.
(5)In addition to any penalties that may result from a violation of ORS 830.730 (False information prohibited), the boating safety education card of any person who provides a false statement or information or obtains a card to which he/she is not entitled is null and void.
(6)When a person is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in violation of the provisions in ORS 830.315 (Reckless boating) or 830.325 (Operating boat while under influence of intoxicants), notwithstanding orders of the court having jurisdiction of the offense, the Marine Board shall suspend the person’s boating safety education card for one year. When this occurs:
(a)A notice of suspension will be sent to the address on file with the Marine Board;
(b)The boating safety education card suspension will begin the day that the card is received by the Marine Board;
(c)A $16 fee will be charged by the Marine Board to the person prior to the return of the card.
Rule 250-018-0030 — Boating Safety Education Card,