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Pols work on felony boating law

Aug 06, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

ALBANY - State legislators are proposing a law that would make a felony of boating while drunk when children are aboard, and another that would suspend an automobile driver's license upon conviction of drunken boating.

"This is going to make it very clear," said Sen. James Gaughran (D-Northport) on Monday at an announcement in Huntington. "We have to deter this very dangerous activity on our waterways."

Gaughran is working with the Assembly, which has similar bills. The legislators p...