Nebraska Revised Statute 37-1241.07

Chapter 37 Section 1241.07

37-1241.07.

Motorboat or personal watercraft; age restriction on lease, hire, or rental; restriction on operation; duties of owner, agent, or employee.

(1) The owner of a boat livery, or his or her agent or employee, shall not lease, hire, or rent a motorboat or personal watercraft to any person under eighteen years of age.

(2) Except as provided in subdivision (1)(a) of section 37-1241.06, a person younger than eighteen years of age may operate a motorboat or personal watercraft rented, leased, or hired by a person eighteen years of age or older if the person younger than eighteen years of age holds a valid boating safety certificate issued under section 37-1241.06.

(3) The owner of a boat livery, or his or her agent or employee, engaged in the business of renting or leasing motorboats shall list on each rental or lease agreement for a motorboat the name and age of each person who is authorized to operate the motorboat. The person to whom the motorboat is rented or leased shall ensure that only those persons who are listed as authorized operators are allowed to operate the motorboat.

(4) The owner of a boat livery, or his or her agent or employee, engaged in the business of renting or leasing motorboats shall display for review by each person who is authorized to operate the motorboat a summary of the statutes and the rules and regulations governing the operation of a motorboat and instructions regarding the safe operation of the motorboat. Each person who is listed as an authorized operator of the motorboat shall review the summary of the statutes, rules, regulations, and instructions and sign a statement indicating that he or she has done so prior to leaving the rental or leasing office.