Senate approves drunk boating bill

Published: Jan. 31, 2014 at 2:32 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 28, 2014 at 2:32 AM CST
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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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