At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.
The Senate unanimously approved a bill that would make it a crime to pilot a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and increase penalties for those caught boating drunk.
To combat several incidences of boating while intoxicated on Lake Lanier recently, Governor Nathan Deal and several state legislators are working to strengthen public safety on the waterways.
From biking and hiking to keeping a nature journal and taking scenic photographs, curious kids can spend the summer learning about the outdoors and earn along the way a Junior Ranger badge and the Get Outdoors Georgia Gopher Badge.