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Summary of State Laws Addressing Boating Under the Influence

posted on Thu, Jun 27 2019 11:53 am by The Network for Public Health Law

All 50 states and the District of Columbia prohibit the operation of a boat while intoxicated. However, state laws differ as to the applicability of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) laws in certain scenarios, the requirements for intoxication testing, as well as the type of penalties they assess. This resource provides a compilation of state BUI laws and provisions.

View/download Summary of State BUI Laws (PDF).

View/download Policy Scan of State BUI Laws (PDF).