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58 Pa. Code § 117.1. Definitions.

§ 117.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Boat livery—A commercial enterprise (person, partnership, corporation or other legal entity) that rents or leases rental boats to other persons for use on the waters of this Commonwealth.

   Boat rental business—A boat livery.

   Boat rental transaction—The exchange of consideration in the form of money, goods or services for the use of a rental boat for a period of time.

   Livery operator—The owner or lessee of a boat livery and employes and other persons authorized to act on behalf of the boat livery.

   Rental boat—A vessel propelled by oars, paddles, sail or power, rented or leased in this Commonwealth.

     (i)   The term includes canoes, kayaks, inflatable boats, rowboats, sailboats, personal watercraft and other motorboats.

     (ii)   The term does not include inner tubes or similar devices not considered to be boats under this title.


   The provisions of this §  117.1 amended under the Fish and Boat Code, 30 Pa.C.S. §  5122.


   The provisions of this §  117.1 amended March 24, 2000, effective March 25, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 1652. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (251609).

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