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32-1149.Regattas and other water events. (a) The secretary may authorize the holding of regattas, motorboat or other boat races, marine parades, tournaments or exhibitions on any waters of this state. The secretary shall adopt, in accordance with K.S.A. 32-805, and amendments thereto, rules and regulations necessary to implement this section, including but not limited to: (1) Provisions addressing the safety of all vessels, participants and the public; (2) permit requirements and permit application procedures, including the providing of such information as the secretary requires; and (3) establishment of conditions under which the event shall be conducted. The application for a permit to hold such regatta, motorboat or other boat race, marine parade, tournament or exhibition shall be accompanied by the water event permit fee prescribed pursuant to K.S.A. 32-1172. The secretary, upon receipt of a proper application and the prescribed permit fee may issue a permit if it is determined that the event is in the public interest, the area requested for holding the event has sufficient accommodations and facilities for the event and the event is compatible with other uses of the area requested for the event. No such event shall be conducted without the prior authorization of the secretary in writing.

(b) The provisions of this section shall not exempt any person from compliance with applicable federal law or regulation.

History: L. 1959, ch. 321, § 14; L. 1978, ch. 152, § 13; L. 1989, ch. 118, § 153; July 1.



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