Lawmakers consider exempting older Virginians from boating safety course

Smith Mountain LakeEfforts are underway in the General Assembly to exempt older Virginians from a boating safety law enacted after fatal accidents on Smith Mountain Lake. The bill’s sponsor says older boaters don’t need the course, but supporters of the current law say it makes boating safer in the commonwealth. WLNI’s Evan Jones has both sides of the Richmond debate.

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