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Senate approves drunk boating bill

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The bill will make the penalties for boating drunk equal that of drunk driving. (Source: MGN) The bill will make the penalties for boating drunk equal that of drunk driving. (Source: MGN)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Senate approved a bill cracking down on drinking and boating.

The bill will make the penalties tougher for boaters who cause a deadly accident while drunk. The penalties will equal those of a drunk driver.

This bill now goes to the house, which just passed a similar bill going to the senate.

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