New York Consolidated Laws, Navigation Law - NAV § 45-aaaaaa. Special provisions relating to noise and speed on Lamoka Lake and Waneta Lake
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1. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter or any inconsistent local laws, every pleasure vessel operated on Lamoka Lake, located in Schuyler county, or Waneta Lake, located in Schuyler and Steuben counties, shall be operated in a careful and prudent manner, in such a way as not to unreasonably interfere with or endanger any vessel or person, and no vessel shall be operated at a speed exceeding forty-five miles per hour. No pleasure vessel operated on Lamoka Lake or Waneta Lake shall be operated at a speed exceeding twenty-five miles per hour between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise.
2. No vessel shall be operated on Lamoka Lake or Waneta Lake within two hundred feet of the shore, a dock, pier, raft or float or an anchored or moored vessel in a manner or at such a speed that causes a wake that unreasonably interferes with or endangers such dock, pier, raft or float or an anchored or moored vessel but in no event at a speed exceeding five miles per hour, unless for the purpose of enabling a person engaged in water skiing to take off or land or such vessel is required to run at full throttle through an established course to measure the vessel's decibel level pursuant to the directions of a law enforcement officer.
3. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any vessel competing in or practicing for a regatta or boat race over a specified course held by a bona fide club or racing association, provided that due written notice of the date of the race has been given to the appropriate law enforcement agencies at least fifteen days prior to such race, pursuant to the provisions of section thirty-four of this chapter, and all provisions of this section have been complied with. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any Federal Aviation Agency licensed aircraft.
4. Any person who fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for the first offense; by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for conviction of the second offense committed within a period of twenty-four months; by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for conviction of the third offense or any subsequent offense committed within a period of twenty-four months.
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