Section 684. (Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 565, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §684.
(a)The Department of Motor Vehicles shall insert the Department of Boating and Waterways’ informational brochure and warning stickers about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and boats into the registration renewal materials mailed by the Department of Motor Vehicles to vessel owners for two consecutive two-year registration cycles and, thereafter, upon the recommendation of the Director of Boating and Waterways. These materials shall instruct vessel owners to place the two stickers in the motorized vessel so that the smaller sticker is visible to the person operating the motorized vessel and the larger sticker is facing out on the exterior of the stern or transom of the motorized vessel, unless the motorized vessel is inflatable and the sticker would not adhere to the surface of the stern.
(b)This section shall become operative on May 1, 2005.